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.
Sandra Allen is a nonfiction writer based in the Catskills. Their first book, A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story about Schizophrenia, was published by Scribner in January 2018. Sandy was previously a BuzzFeed News features editor. Their essays and features stories published by BuzzFeed News, CNN Opinion, and Pop-Up Magazine. They also founded and ran the online-only literary quarterly Wag's Revue. Their work focuses on the past, present, and future of mental healthcare in America and on constructs of normalcy, including psychiatric disability and gender.