A Room of Her Own Foundation
P.O. Box 778
Placitas NM 87043

E-mail: awards@aroho.org
Website: www.aroomofherownfoundation.org


Contact: Tracey Cravens-Gras, associate director.


The publicly funded award provides very practical help—both materially and in professional guidance and moral support with mentors and advisory council—to assist women in making their creative contribution to the world. The Gift of Freedom competition will determine superior finalists from each of 3 genres: Creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.

Prize: One genre finalist will be awarded the $50,000 Gift of Freedom grant, distributed over 2 years in support of the completion of a particular creative project. The 2 remaining genre finalists will each receive a $5,000 prize.

Costs: $35 for electronic submission, $45 for hard copy submission

Freelance Facts


Needs: fellowships

creative nonfictionOpen to female residents of the US. Award application cycle dates are yet to be determined. Visit website at www.aroho.org for more information about the next application window.