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.
Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning writer and author of the young adult novels DEALING IN DREAMS, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster on March 5, 2019, and THE EDUCATION OF MARGOT SANCHEZ, available now in bookstores everywhere. THE EDUCATION OF MARGOT SANCHEZ was nominated for a 2019 Rhode Island Teen Book Award, a 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adult Fiction by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), and has been featured on NPR, New York Times Book Review, New York magazine, MTV.com, and Teen Vogue, among others. Lilliam is a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and lives in Los Angeles.