Ellen Meloy Fund
Desert Writers AwardA 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 the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of creative nonfiction, a project description, and a one-page biography between November 1, 2019 and January 15, 2020. The application fee is $15. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines: www.ellenmeloy.com.
Editor, Western American Literature
Department of English
202 Andrews Hall
P.O. Box 880333
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0333