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Room of Her Own tote & CDEver hear of A Room of Her Own, the foundation inspired by Virginia Woolf and dedicated to providing resources for encouraging women’s writing?

Since its beginning, the foundation has spent  $603,204 on behalf of creative women. It has done this through $50,000 Gift of Freedom awards, scholarships, retreats, conferences, public readings, a book club and a customized Web-based resource center.

Deadlines for several prizes for women writers sponsored by A Room of Her Own are coming up. They include:

  • To the Lighthouse Poetry Publication Prize
    Award: $1,000 for best, unpublished poetry manuscript by a woman, and publication by Red Hen Press.
    Page limit: 48 to 96 pages
    Fee: $20 per entry
    Postmark Deadline: Sept. 30.
    Read more.
  • Orlando Prizes
    Award: $1,000 and online publication for the best unpublished work by a woman in four genres –Sudden Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction (CLOSED) and Short Fiction (CLOSED).
    Online Application Deadline for Poetry and Sudden Fiction: Extended to midnight Oct. 3.
    $15 per entry (payable via Paypal)
    Read more.

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