Archive for February 25th, 2010

The deadline for the A Room of Her Own Foundation‘s Spring 2010 Orlando Prize is Feb. 28.

Four $1,000 Orlando Prizes for Creative Nonfiction, Short Fiction, Poetry, and Sudden Fiction will be awarded.

The competition is open to women of all nationalities. All applications must be written in English and submitted online. Winners will be announced April 15.

Since its beginning, A Room Of Her Own Foundation has expended $603,204 on behalf of creative women through its $50,000 Gift of Freedom awards, scholarships, retreats, day conferences, public readings, the AROHO Book Club, and its customized Web-based resource center.

AROHO has hosted more than 250 women writers at retreats that feature a world-class faculty, and has sponsored approximately $50,000 in scholarships for women writers to attend its retreats as well as other intensive writing programs.

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