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Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize

Award to a New York City Writer for an
Outstanding Essay About Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Film and Arts Festival

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Award of $500 to a New York City writer in recognition of an outstanding non-fiction essay that takes place in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn or Brooklyn-based characters. Writers from all backgrounds and ages are eligible for this award. This contest is intended to showcase compelling stories that render Brooklyn's rich soul and intangible qualities through the writer's actual experiences in Brooklyn.

From the collection of selected Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize submissions, five authors will be selected to read from their work and discuss their Brooklyn stories with the audience at the December 2018 event.

Runners-up will be invited to read from their writing and their entries will be included in the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival’s Brooklyn Non-Fiction Collection of stories in an online anthology.

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GrantWatch ID#: 163365

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The award is $500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Writers of all ages and backgrounds may submit an entry.

Pre-Application Information:

Submission Deadline: November 23rd, 2018.
Entry Fee: Free

Submissions should be between 4 to 10 pages, or up to 2,500 words.

The submitted writings will be judged by a panel of Brooklyn writers.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City: Brooklyn;   New York