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.
Alanna Okun is the author of the essay collection The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater (Flatiron, 2018). She is currently a senior editor at Racked and previously worked at BuzzFeed, and her work has appeared on NPR, Brooklyn Magazine, Apartment Therapy, The Hairpin, and The Billfold, among others. She’s done segments for The Today Show and Good Morning America, as well as other local and national television and radio shows.