Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers
The Last Cheater's Waltz
Anthropology of Turquoise
2017 - Michael Branch
2016 - Kendra Atleework
2015 - Melissa Sevigny
2014 - Adelheid Fischer
2013 - Sarah Stewart Johnson
2012 - Kate Harris
2011 - Craig Childs
2010 - Michelle Lanzoni
2009 - Amy Irvine
2008 - Joe Wilkins
2007 - Lily Mabura
2006 - Rebecca Lawton
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DESERT WRITERS AWARD APPLICATION
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before submitting your application. The application requires a project proposal, a biographical statement, and a writing sample of no more than 10 pages. Please submit all materials in one document.
If your application contains any identifying information (name, web links, article citations, bibliographical data, etc.) we will ask you to revise your application and resubmit. The resubmitted application must still reach us by midnight on January 15. Thank you for following the award guidelines to ensure the integrity and fairness of our selection process.
Please note: The submission confirmation you see after hitting the submit button (and please only click it ONCE) is the ONLY confirmation you will receive. You will be notified in early spring of this year's winner and finalists.
Submit by January 15 to be considered for a $5,000 grant
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