Poets Entries are currently being accepted for the American Poetry Review’s Honickman First Book Prize. The winner receives $3,000 and publication by for a first poetry collection. The winning book is distributed by Copper Canyon Press through Consortium. Gregory Pardlo is the judge. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Short Stories Entries are currently being accepted by Glimmer Train for a short story by a writer whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation of more than 5,000. The winner will receive a a prize of $2,500 and publication in Glimmer Train. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Artist Residency Individual artists or artist collectives can apply for an artist residency at Stable Ground Boston. Stable Ground will address the complex relationship between chronic housing insecurity, its psychologically traumatic impact, and municipal housing policy through participatory community-based art and culture programming that is structured to inform the work of the City of Boston’s Office of Housing Stability. Artists must be: located in the Boston Area; willing to work as a part of a creative team that includes lawyers and law students; experienced working with community groups. Special emphasis on artists working in social practice. Learn more.
Deadline: November 3, 2017
Boston AIR Call for Artists The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture invites artists in all media to apply to Boston AIR, to become one of six artists-in-residence in Boston. This third year of Boston AIR increases the length and depth of the residencies and applies a lens of resiliency and racial equity. Learn more.
Deadline: November 5, 2017
Filmmakers The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person tours new independent American films and their respective filmmakers to communities across the mid-Atlantic region. Filmmakers selected to tour receive: six-to-ten screenings at presenting organizations across the mid-Atlantic. All travel expenses associated with the cost of the filmmaker participation in the screenings are paid by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. Learn more.
Deadline: November 20, 2017
Performing Arts in Boston The Live Arts Boston (LAB) program, a collaboration of the Boston Foundation and the Barr Foundation, will provide up to $15,000 in flexible, project-specific support to artists in dance, theater, spoken word, performance art, circus arts, some music genres, and inter- or multi-disciplinary combinations. Grantees will also receive support in the areas of videography/documentation, marketing, and more. Learn more.
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Writing Fellowships Applications are currently being accepted for the Fine Arts Work Center’s 2018-19 Writing Fellowship. They award seven-month Writing Fellowships to five poets and five fiction writers each year from October 1 through April 30. Writing Fellows are provided with a private, furnished apartment and a monthly stipend of $750. Fellows are required to remain in residence at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, during the seven-month Fellowship. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Artist Residency The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is accepting applications for its artist-in-residency program. Residency opportunities are open to national and international artists 21+ years of age, showing a strong professional working history. A variety of disciplines are accepted including, but not limited to, visual arts, media/new genre, performance, architecture, film/video, literature, interdisciplinary arts, music composition, and choreography. Learn more.
Deadline: December 15, 2017
Figure-Ground Illustrated Sculpture Workshop Sergei Isupov is leading a five-day intensive workshop (January 4 – January 8th, 2018) exploring the sculpted form in clay, the painted surface, and development of a personal narrative. The workshop will combine hands-on active studio work with demonstrations, one-on-one instruction from Isupov, and illustrated lectures by Isupov and gallerist, Leslie Ferrin. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or for more information. If you would like a phone call, please email your phone number and preferred time to receive a call.
Public Art Project Proposal The City of Portsmouth, NH, has released a request for proposal for art at the new Foundry Place Parking Garage. In accordance with the City’s Percent for Art Ordinance, the City of Portsmouth is requesting proposals from qualified artists for art to be incorporated into the newly constructed Foundry Place Parking Garage. Learn more.
Deadline: January 10, 2018
Image credit: Photograph of makeup artist Jack Pierce combing the Wolf Man’s (Lon Chaney Jr.) hair.