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.
Wayétu Moore's debut novel, She Would Be King, was released by Graywolf Press in September 2018. Her memoir is also forthcoming with Graywolf. Moore is the founder of One Moore Book, a non-profit organization that encourages reading among children of countries with low literacy rates and underrepresented cultures. Her first bookstore opened in Monrovia, Liberia in 2015. Wayétu's writing can be found in The Paris Review, Guernica, The Rumpus, The Atlantic, and other publications. Moore teaches at Randolph College's MFA program and lectures at City University of New York’s John Jay College.