The Victoria A. Hudson Scholarship will award a $500 registration scholarship to one Fiction, Poetry and Nonfiction emerging writer to attend the San Francisco Writers Conference February 17-19 2012. The scholarship covers registration fee only, does not include lodging, food (except what is included with the registration) or speed dating with agents.
Emerging writer is defined as: Does not have an agent or book contract or previously published a book. Chapbooks less than 500 copies, self-published less than 500 copies, and e-books less than 250 downloads are okay to enter.
Submission period is September 1 through December 1 2011.
Guidelines: Send two pages representative of your writing, plus a short essay not to exceed 500 words that begins with the line “I write because…” No identifying information should be on the writing example or the short essay. In a sealed envelope with the genre and title of your work written on the envelope, include an additional page that details your name, contact info, and a short Bio.
Mail your entry to: SFWC Scholarships C/O Hudson, PO Box 387, Hayward, CA 94543