“The problem with fame is not its rarity; it’s that it is out of our control.”
To apply, please email [email protected] by February 28th with the subject line "Black History Scholarship." Please attach a writing sample of any genre or topic (500-2,000) as well as a paragraph explaining how this scholarship would benefit you. Scholarships can be applied to any of our six-week workshops, in-person or online.
Manjula Martin is editor of the anthology Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living (Simon & Schuster, 2017). She founded and edited Scratch magazine (2013–2015) and she is the founder of Who Pays Writers?, a crowdsourced list of freelance writing rates. Manjula has written for Virginia Quarterly Review, Pacific Standard, The Toast, Aeon Magazine, and The Billfold, among others. She is the managing editor of Zoetrope: All-Story. Website: manjulamartin.com | Twitter: @manjulamartin