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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International
Fiction Writers to Participate in a Residency Program

Wachtmeister Award for Fiction

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Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA)

Deadline Date:

05/15/22

Description:

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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International authors of fiction to participate in a residency program in Virginia. Eligible applicants are internationally-recognized published authors. The purpose of the residency is to provide authors with uninterrupted writing time. The residency will take place in Mt. San Angelo, Amherst, Virginia.

This year, the Wachtmeister Award will be given to a fiction writer who has never been in residence at VCCA.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 202815

Estimated Size of Grant:

30-day residency; $1000 honorarium; travel reimbursed up to $750

Term of Contract:

30 day residency available between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2025

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This year, the Wachtmeister Award will be given to a fiction writer who has never been in residence at VCCA. Applicants must have worked professionally for the past 15 years with substantial national or international achievement in their field, including publications, grants, awards, etc. VCCA encourages artists of all backgrounds to apply. International artists are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: May 15, 2022

Notification will be sent by December 1, 2022.

Application Information: https://vcca.slideroom.com/#/Login
FAQs: https://www.vcca.com/apply/faqs

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://vcca.slideroom.com/#/login/program/65193

For technical assistance, email support@slideroom.com. For additional information or questions, email vcca@vcca.com

VCCA
154 San Angelo Drive
Amherst, Virginia 24521
434-946-7236

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