The Great Plains Writers’ Conference, in cooperation with South Dakota State University’s American Indian Studies Program and American Indian Education and Cultural Center, announces the inaugural competition for a new annual award to encourage tribal writers in the early phases of their writing lives and to honor those of extraordinary merit and promise.
The winner, judged by AIS and AIECC, will receive an award of $500 and
be invited to read at the Great Plains Writers’ Conference at SDSU March
24-26, 2013. This year’s conference focuses on examining the legacy of
Vine Deloria, Jr.
WHO CAN SUBMIT: Tribal writers from the Dakotas, Nebraska, and Minnesota
who have published no more than three creative works in distributed
WORK ACCEPTED: Fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, or the screenplay
(20 double-spaced pages maximum) or poetry (15 pages maximum).
LOGISTICS: Send materials by January 15, 2013 to:
Emerging Tribal Writers
South Dakota State University Box 504
Brookings, SD 57007
There is no application fee.
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