For writers who love nature

The Moondancer fellowship is awarded by The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (Eureka Springs, Arizona) to an author who expresses their love of nature and concern for the environment through their writing. This fellowship is open to poets, fiction writers, playwrights, essayists, columnists, memoirists, and screenwriters. Prior publication is notMore

2022 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

The PEN/Heim Translation Fund awards grants of $2,000-$4,000 for writers who wish to translate international work into English. The Fund was established in the summer of 2003. Over the 16 years of its existence, it has given grants to nearly 200 translations from over 35 languages, including Armenian, Basque, Estonian, Farsi,More

Woman putting mask on

PEN America has expanded its long-standing Writers’ Emergency Fund as part of efforts to support the literary community at a time when the health and livelihoods of so many are at risk. PEN America will distribute grants of $500 to $1,000 based on applications that demonstrate an inability to meetMore

Anna Kang Weyant

Writing a children’s book seems deceptively easy. It’s not very many words and all you need is someone to draw good pictures. And yet it’s not. Tell us a bit more about the process. What, in your experience, makes a good picture book? In my opinion, a good picture bookMore