Contests, Grants, and Residencies Mary Lynn Kotz Award March 25, 2016 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 Library of Virginia and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts are currently seeking submissions for the Mary Lynn Kotz Award, which recognizes an outstanding book that is written primarily in response to a work of art while also showing the highest literary quality as a work on its own merit. Eligible works must be published for the first time in English in the U.S. in the calendar year preceding the award (2015). The topic of the book submitted must be the visual arts, including painting, carving, sculpture, printmaking, textiles, glass, and the artists or milieu of such works—but excluding dramatic and performance arts, music, literature, and interactive or computer art. Submissions are not limited to nonfiction, but can be fiction or poetry as well. Deadline: April 30, 2016 For more information, please visit the website.