The New England Poetry Club is looking for a President

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The New England Poetry Club (NEPC) is looking for its next President. This person will help chart the course of the club and work with other board members to build a vibrant and welcoming community. The application deadline is March 31, 2022. QUALITIES THAT MAKE YOU A GOOD FIT FOR THIS ROLE Love of poetry and belief in its … Read more

Call for applications: Fine Arts Work Center Writing Fellowship 2022-23

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Application Deadline: December 15, 2021 Applications are open for the 2022-23 Fine Arts Work Center Writing Fellowship, the only residency program in the United States of America offering writers and artists seven months of uninterrupted time and space to focus on their work. Fellowships include lodging in Provincetown, Massachusetts and a modest monthly stipend, as well as … Read more

Call for submissions: 22nd Massachusetts Book Awards

Mass Book Awards winners and honorees 2021

Massachusetts Center for the Book is calling for submissions for the 22nd Annual Massachusetts Book Awards. The awards recognize significant works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s/young adult literature published by current Commonwealth residents. This 22nd edition is open for books published in 2021. Submissions will be accepted until January 15, 2022.  We invite you to … Read more

Call for Applications: Straw Dog Writers Guild Emerging Writer Fellowship 2022-2023

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Straw Dog Writers Guild, in Western Massachusetts, has opened up its call for applications for the 2022-23 cycle of the Emerging Writer Fellowship Program which it started in 2020.  Applications are open to women and gender-expansive writers of color based in the Western MA counties of Frankin, Hampshire, and Hampden. Applicants must be in the … Read more

Scholarships available for ‘The Muse & The Marketplace’ 2022

The Muse and the Marketplace 2021 featured speakers

The Muse & the Marketplace, the annual writers’ conference organized by Grub Street, the well-known creative writing center in Boston, was in 2017 named the top writing conference in North America. Yesterday, it released a call for applications for interested writers who want to apply for scholarships to the 2022 edition of the conference, which … Read more

Call for proposals: Community Art Projects – Northampton Arts Council 2021

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Proposals for community-oriented arts are due October 15th. The Northampton Arts Council is inviting organizations, schools, and individuals to apply for grants that support arts activities in the community. These grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Northampton, Florence, and Leeds– including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies, or performances … Read more

Call for applications: Mass Cultural Council 2022 artist grants

Poets and writers of fiction/creative non-fiction are among the artists invited to apply for the 2022 cycle of grants.

Mass Cultural Council is accepting applications for their 2022 Artist Fellowships in the following six categories: Choreography Drawing & Printmaking Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Painting Poetry Traditional Arts The Fellowships are direct grants to artists to recognize exceptional creative work. Fellows will receive $15,000, and finalists receive $5,000. Applications are open to artists in Massachusetts who meat … Read more