IALA announces its 2024 Annual Creative Writing Grant / How to Apply ($2,500 + More)
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IALA announces its 2024 Annual Creative Writing Grant / How to Apply ($2,500 + More)

The International Armenian Literary Alliance (IALA) is proud to announce its annual Creative Writing Grant. It is aimed at supporting Armenian writers whose works are exceptional.

IALA annual Creative Writing grant is sponsored by the Armenian Allied Arts Association. More so, it seeks to nurture contemporary Armenian literature in English by providing financial support and promotional opportunities to deserving writers.

Eligibility for IALA annual Creative Writing Grant

  • The 2024 Creative Writing Grant will specifically focus on creative nonfiction, inviting submissions from writers of diverse Armenian backgrounds.
  • More so, applicants are encouraged to explore various forms within the genre, including personal narratives, researched stories, historical reconstructions, speculative futures, and more.

How to Apply

  • Applications for the grant will be open from September 1 to September 30, 2024.
  • Apply using the subission link provided here
  • More so, writers interested in applying should prepare their work-in-progress.
  • Furthermore, submissions must reflect the applicant’s creative exploration. This must be within creative nonfiction, showcasing their unique voice and narrative approach.
  • In addition, a detailed submission instructions will be available on IALA’s official website, ensuring clarity for all prospective candidates.

Grant to be Awarded

  • The selected recipient of the Creative Writing Grant will receive an award of $2,500. It is intended to support the completion and publication of their work.
  • Beyond financial assistance, IALA will actively promote the grant recipient and their publication through various platforms, including its website, social media channels, book reviews, readings, and discussions.
  • Therefore, this support aims to help the visibility and impact of the writer’s work within both the Armenian literary community and the broader literary world.
  • In conclusion, the 2024 Creative Writing Grant by IALA represents a significant opportunity for Armenian writers. To help advance their literary careers.


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