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The Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant provides writers with financial support and professional assistance to develop and implement multifaceted plans for their artistic endeavors. Winners will be selected to receive grants of up to $10,000 to underwrite projects of their own design. The total amount that can be awarded is $38,000. The total number of winners will be dependent on the requests. Typically, four writers are awarded grants.
Applicants must be emerging artists. Writers who have published more than two books or who have professionally produced more than two CDs are not eligible to apply. Artists who have received national awards for their books, CDs, or performances are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must live in Minnesota at the time of application and have been residents of the state for at least one year prior to the application deadline. Applications are not accepted in the following genres: monologues, scripts, screenplays, journalism, academic, education, business, or self-help.
But other than that, if you qualify, I'd check it out!