This grant of $800 is awarded annually to assist writers of speculative literature in their research, and should be used to cover airfare, lodging and/or other travel expenses related to the research of a speculative fiction project. There is no cost to apply. All applications must contain:
- a one-page written description of the project, including details on the travel location and an estimated completion date (please note that the writing project must contain a speculative fiction element)
- a writing sample (up to 10 pages of poetry, 10 pages of drama, or 5000 words of fiction)
- a bibliography of previously published work; applicants need not have previous publications to apply
For full details, please see the SLF web site.
Applications must be received by September 30, 2010. The winner will be announced in October.