Tag: screenwriting



Apply Now | NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Playwriting/Screenwriting

Quick tips for artists interested in applying for this $7,000 fellowship opportunity. For the past 32 years, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has awarded unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 to individual originating artists living in New York State and/or Indian Nations located in New York State. NYFA is accepting applications for 2019…

IAP Interview: Catherine Yu, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting

“ It’s not enough to go with your gut – you have to be responding to what’s around you. That practice of listening is not just true in art but across all industries.” Catherine Yu strongly believes in listening as a discipline. Her interest in non-profit work was inspired by her grandmother’s passion for promoting…

NYFA Presents: PEN America Reading with Abeer Hoque, Lisa Ko, Sarah Schulman, and Joan Silber

NYFA and PEN America present a reading featuring NYFA Literary Fellows and PEN America Members. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship program, this event will bring together writers whose NYFA Fellowship helped foster their creative work. Now established in their writing careers, these Fellows are all Professional Members of PEN America,…

The Surviving Artist in a Changing New York at Brooklyn Historical Society

Three NYFA and Whiting Award winners talk about the effect of New York’s convulsive cultural, financial, and political changes on writers New York City has long been known as the creative capital of the world, but what exactly has contributed to the city’s magnetism, and are those elements now in flux?  Dael Orlandersmith (Fiction ‘96),…

Last Chance to Apply: NYFA Artists’ Fellowships

Applications Due Thursday, January 28, 11:59 PM (EST) New York State Artists, the deadline is approaching to apply for a NYFA Fellowship, which grants $7,000 for unrestricted use. Artists at all stages are welcome. If you are waiting until the last minute to start/submit your application, this is not recommended. When applicants wait until the last…