Ellen Meloy Fund

Desert Writers Award

Deadline: 
January 15, 2021 - Check back on October 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Entry Fee: 
$15
Cash Prize: 
$5,000
E-mail address: 

A prize of $5,000 is given annually to enable a creative nonfiction writer “whose work reflects the spirit and passions for the desert embodied in Ellen Meloy’s writing” to spend creative time in a desert environment. Using only the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of creative nonfiction, a project proposal, and a biographical statement of up to one page with a $15 entry fee by January 15, 2021. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Ellen Meloy Fund, Desert Writers Award, P.O. Box 484, Bluff, UT 84512.