PEN America expands Writers' Emergency Fund [US]

Posted on Apr 8, 2020 in COVID-19 Reporting

Journalists, fiction and nonfiction authors, playwrights, screenwriters and translators can apply for this fund.

PEN America is expanding its Writers’ Emergency Fund in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grants will range from US$500 to $US1,000 based on applications' inability to meet an acute financial need.

Applicants should be specific and thorough in presenting their case for support.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, but the fund is limited.