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.
Leah Sottile is a freelance journalist whose features, profiles and investigations have been featured by The Washington Post, Playboy, Rolling Stone, California Sunday Magazine, Outside, The Atlantic, Vice, Willamette Week, Al Jazeera America and many others. She is the author and host of the podcast Bundyville, a four-part written story and seven-part podcast made in collaboration with Longreads and Oregon Public Broadcasting. Her essays have been featured in Moss and Portland Monthly, and her fictional works have been included in several Northwest anthologies.