Great Plains Emerging Tribal Writers Award
EXTENDED DEADLINE WITH NEW SUBMISSION CRITERIA
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
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: Writers from the Dakotas, Nebraska, and Minnesota who have not yet published a book of creative writing.
WORK ACCEPTED: Fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, or the screenplay
(20 double-spaced pages maximum) or poetry (15 pages maximum).
LOGISTICS: Send materials by February 8, 2013 to:
Emerging Tribal Writers
South Dakota State University
(014) Box 504
Brookings, SD 57007
There is no application fee.
Finalists will be asked to demonstrate tribal enrollment to the AIS and
AIECC. For further information on the GPWC visit our website.