AWARD IS CLOSED
The deadline for entry was Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (CST).
The Loft administers the McKnight Artists Fellowships for Writers. Five $25,000 awards are presented annually to accomplished Minnesota writers and spoken word artists. Four awards alternate annually between creative prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry/spoken word. The fifth award is presented in children’s literature and alternates annually for writing for ages eight and under and writing for children older than eight.
The Loft is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers in Spoken Word, Poetry, and Children's Literature (Younger Children).
This year’s recipients are children’s writer Yvonne Pearson (Minneapolis), spoken word artist Donte Collins (Saint Paul), and poets Hieu Minh Nguyen (Minneapolis), Chris Santiago (Bloomington), Lara Mimosa Montes (Brooklyn Center).
Please read the full guidelines before applying at the link below. The deadline to apply was November 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. The awards this year are in Prose and Children Older Than Eight.