Fiction Writing Scholarships Contest
Did you know that William Styron put the finishing touches on Sophie’s Choice while vacationing on Salt Cay, Bahamas? Or that Anne Morrow Lindbergh worked on Gift From The Sea on Salt Cay as well?
Now you too can practice your craft on this beautiful private Bahamian island. While the Salt Cay Writers Retreat curriculum is particularly suited for advanced fiction writers, memorists, and narrative non-fiction writers, any author who wishes to take their writing to the next level is welcome to join us for a memorable week of writing and instruction October 20-25.
The winner of the Salt Cay Writers Retreat Merit Scholarship Contest will be invited to attend the Salt Cay Writers Retreat with all program and tuition fees covered (travel and retreat hotel accommodations are not included).
Maximum 15 pages. Your writing sample may be from a work in progress or from a published work, including essays and short stories. All materials should be in 12pt Times New Roman. Pages should be double-spaced, with one-inch margins. Please use the following file name format: TITLE OF BOOK-Salt Cay Writers Retreat Scholarship Contest. .doc or .rtf formats only, please.
There is no fee to enter this scholarship contest; however, please remember that the scholarship covers tuition fees only; travel and hotel costs are the responsibility of the scholarship winner.
2014 Salt Cay Writers Retreat Faculty:
Lorenzo Carcaterra, #1 New York Times bestselling author
David Ebershoff, #1 international bestselling author; Executive Editor, Random House
Jacquelyn Mitchard, #1 New York Times bestselling author
Téa Obreht, National Book Award finalist and winner of the Orange Prize
Erin Harris, Folio Literary Management
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Scholarships for High School Senior?
Where can I find scholarships, or writing contests. I'll be a senior in high school and I want to get a head start. Any ideas?
Try searching on fastweb.com, you set up a profile and they send you emails with scholarships that fit your description. You can also search the site based on what you want to apply for (academics, music, ethnicity, religion, etc).