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 Lyon is the author of the debut novel Self-Portrait With Boy (Scribner 2018), which was long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Rachel's shorter work has appeared in Joyland, Iowa Review, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, and elsewhere. A cofounder of the reading series Ditmas Lit, Rachel teaches for Sackett Street Writers Workshop, Catapult, and the Fine Arts Work Center. Subscribe to her Writing/Thinking Prompts newsletter at tinyletter.com/rachellyon, and visit her at www.rachellyon.work.