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.
Rachel Burkot worked as a romance book editor at Harlequin for six years, acquiring category romance, contemporary romance, multicultural romance and women’s fiction. She is currently a literary agent at Holloway Literary, where she works on authors’ manuscripts, helps them with career planning, sells books to publishing houses, negotiates deals and rights, reviews contracts, and helps with promotion and marketing strategies.