The Whiting Foundation is accepting applications for its new program, the Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant. Creative nonfiction writers under contract with a publisher and at least two years into their contract are eligible. Applicants may submit works of history, cultural or political reportage, biography, memoir, the sciences, philosophy, criticism, food or travel writing, and personal essays, among other categories. A grant of $35,000 will be awarded to as many as three works in progress to enable authors to complete their books.

Deadline: May 1, 2016

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