Contests, Grants, and Residencies Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers December 18, 2015 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email The Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers is currently accepting applications for creative nonfiction work about the desert. Only literary or creative nonfiction proposals will be considered. No fiction or poetry proposals will be reviewed. The winner will receive $3,000 to help with expenses related to spending creative time in a desert environment. Applicants should submit a biographical statement, a project title and description, and a writing sample of no more than 10 pages. Deadline: January 15, 2016 For more information, please visit the website. Contests & Grants posts will be on hiatus for the holidays. Please check back in January for new contests!