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Granum Foundation Prizes: Deadline to Apply

August 2, 2022, 11:59 PM PDT


The Granum Foundation Prize will be awarded annually to help U.S.-based writers complete substantive literary works—such as poetry books, essay or short story collections, novels, and memoirs—or to help launch these works.

Additionally, the Granum Foundation Translation Prize will be awarded to support the completion of a work translated by a U.S.-based writer.

Funding from both prizes can be used to provide a writer with the tools, time, and freedom to help ensure their success. For example, resources may be used to cover fees for a writing residency, mentorship, or editing services. They also may be used for necessities such as books or writing equipment.

Competitive applicants will be able to present a compelling project with a reasonable timeline for completion. They also should be able to demonstrate a record of commitment to the literary arts.

The Granum Foundation is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Granum Foundation Prize

Prize: One winner will be awarded $5,000. Up to three finalists will be awarded $500 or more.

Granum Foundation Translation Prize

Prize: One winner will receive $500 or more.

Eligibility: Winners and finalists who received cash prizes from the 2021 competition are not eligible.

Applications for the 2022 Granum Foundation Prize and the Granum Foundation Translation Prize are open from May 1 until August 2 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. Use the links here to apply.


August 2, 2022
11:59 PM PDT