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How To Apply for a National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Do you want to apply for a National Endowment for the Arts grant for your literary project? 

You can register for a free online webinar with NEA literature director Ira Silverberg. 

Art Works literature grants apply only to organizations. There are two deadlines.

March 7, 2013 “for literary publishing projects that fall under the area of engagement.”

August 8, 2013 “for audience and professional development projects that fall under the area of engagement, as well as projects under the areas of creation, learning, or livability.”

If you want to explore projects that received NEA grants, follow the links below…

1. Spotlight on YMCA Writer’s Voice in Billings: An interview with Corby Skinner, director of the YMCA Writer’s Voice in Billings, on the Native Voices program, a series of readings by nine Native American artists from diverse Native cultures.

2. NEA Arts interview with Hannah Tinti of One Story about her innovative literary journal that publishes short fiction literally one story at a time.

3. Art Talk with Suzanne Buffam and Srikanth Reddy: Recipients of 2013 Creative Writing Fellowships and the first husband and wife to simultaneously receive this award.

4. Podcast with author Luis Alberto Urrea about his novel Into the Beautiful North, which is also part of The Big Read library.

Editor’s Note: The original version of this post misstated the requirements.

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