You cannot dream yourself into a character:
you must hammer and forge yourself into one.
~ Henry D. Thoreau
HOWARD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS
The Foundation awards a limited number of fellowships each year for independent projects in fields selected on a rotation of topics. Approximately ten fellowships will be offered for the 2008-2009 fellowship year in Music: Composition, Performance, Musicology, Playwriting (excluding TV and film scripts) and Theatre Studies. Stipends are $25,000 and are intended to support individuals working on specific projects. There are no residency requirements. Deadline November 15, 2007.
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LEDIG HOUSE INTERNATIONAL WRITERS RESIDENCY
Ledig House International Writers Residency is located approximately two and a half hours north of New York City in the town of Omi, in the scenic Hudson River Valley. Writers and translators from all fields are encouraged to apply for a residence lasting anywhere from one week to two months. Up to 20 writers per session–10 at a given time–live and write on the stunning 300 acre grounds and sculpture park that overlooks the Catskill Mountains. Deadline November 30, 2007.
THE BROWN FOUNDATION
The Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation awards yearly grants to writers in three rotating disciplines: Theatre, Full-length Fiction, and Short Stories. All works submitted must present the gay and lesbian lifestyle in a positive manner and be based on, or inspired by, a historic person, culture, event, or work of art. Writing contests close on November 30th of each year. Grants are $1,000 and are not limited to a single winner. The Foundation also offers grants (usually of $1,000) to production companies to offset expenses in producing gay-positive theatrical works based on history.
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Location Washington DC
Deadline November 6, 2007. Employing Agency: Federal Aviation Administration. Serves as a Technical Writer-Editor performing a variety of editing and writing assignments for the development of audit plans, checklists and reports.
Location Washington DC
Deadline November 7, 2007. Employing Agency: Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You will be responsible for reviewing research data, writing, editing assignments prepared by Headquarters staff. You will be responsible for both content and format of the written products dealing with ICE related issues. You will ensure that grammar and style conform to the ICE Standard Administrative Manual, Government Printing Office Style Manual and Department of Homeland Security standards of writing, and that syntax and expression are consistent and paragraph organization is logical and conveys desired emphasis.