This week’s batch includes a mixed bag of prizes including a residency, a translation prize, and an award that caters to writers with families. Deadlines range from Feb 1-Feb 27.
The Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing offers emerging writers four months of writing time at Bucknell University, without formal academic obligations, so that they may complete their first or second book. Bucknell now offers two residencies each year, one in each semester. The fall residency extends from late August to mid-December; the spring residency from mid-February to late May. Each residency provides on-campus housing, an office in the Stadler Center, and a stipend of $5,000. This year the residencies will be awarded to prose. Deadline: February 1, 2015. For more information, visit the website.
The Raiziss de Palchi Translation Awards presented by the Academy of American Poets recognizes outstanding translations into English of modern Italian poetry through a book prize and a fellowship, given in alternating years. This year a fellowship will be awarded to enable an American translator to travel, study, or otherwise advance a significant work-in-progress. American translators currently engaged in the translation of twentieth-century Italian poetry are encouraged to apply.The winner will receive $25,000 and a five-week residency at the American Academy in Rome. Deadline: February 15, 2015. For more information, please visit the website.
The Sustainable Arts Foundation Writing Award is intended for individual writers with families (at least one child under the age of 18). Writers working in fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and poetry are encouraged to apply. The winners will receive $6,000. Applicants should submit their portfolio as well as a biography, an artist statement, their CV, and a description of how they will use the award. Entry fee: $10. Deadline: February 27, 2015. For more information, please visit the website.