New York Foundation for the Arts Wants to Help NY Writers

The 94 fellowships that are given out each year to New York artists, writers, filmmakers, and others through the New York Foundation for the Arts' Artist Fellowship Program are only a fraction of the support the organization gives to New York-based creatives. In 2012, 18 of the $7,000 fellowships were granted to New York area writers alone. And what's great about these gifts is that they are given without restriction on what they're used for. But that's just a sample of what NYFA offers.

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American Academy of Arts and Letters Has an Awards List as Long as Your Arm

A quick perusal of the list of awards the American Academy of Arts and Letters bestows and one realizes they give recognition for more achievement than one may have realized. Currently they list 31 awards ranging from $5,000 to $75,000 with distinguished names like E.M. Forster, Thorton Wilder, and John Updike attached to each prize.

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