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Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize

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

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Brooklyn Film and Arts Festival

Deadline Date:

12/01/19

Description:

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Award of $500 to a New York City writer to recognize an outstanding non-fiction essay that takes place in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn or Brooklyn-based characters. Entries will be accepted from writers of all backgrounds and ages. The award 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 2019 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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163365

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award is $500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Writers of all ages and backgrounds may submit an entry.

Pre-Application Information:

Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2019.

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.

More information about the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival: http://www.filmbrooklyn.org

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email your submission to: Brooklynfa@yahoo.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City: Brooklyn;   New York

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