Grants of $4,000 each are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who reside in the Bronx in New York City. Winners are encouraged to complete a public service activity as part of the Artists for Community Enrichment program. Students enrolled in a degree-granting program are ineligible. Using the online submission system, submit 5 to 15 pages of poetry or 30 pages of prose, a résumé, and proof of residency by December 10. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Bronx Council on the Arts, BRIO Artist Awards for Excellence, 1738 Hone Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461. Bryan E. Glover, Contact.