Artist Opportunities

There are currently three open calls for art at Intermedia Arts:

VERVE Grants for Spoken Word Poets
Deadline to Apply: November 14, 2016
The first grant for spoken word poets nationwide, Intermedia Arts’ VERVE grant program provides funding for emerging Minnesota spoken word poets who are interested in artistic advancement and leadership in their communities. Through financial assistance, professional development, and recognition within a culturally and socio-economically diverse group of literary artists, this program strengthens and supports Minnesota's literary community.
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Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers
Deadline to Apply: December 1, 2016
Intermedia Arts’ Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers awards grants of up to $5,000 to four to six emerging Minnesota writers each year. This program defines an emerging writer as a writer whose work demonstrates a sustained level of accomplishment and commitment, but who has not yet received widespread recognition from peers and/or industry as an established professional writer.
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Queer Voices: An LGBTQIA+ Reading Series
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing
Intermedia Arts’ Queer Voices reading series has been creating a safe space for LGBTQIA+ writers and audiences to explore the day-to-day material of life without internal or external censorship for over a decade. If you are a writer who identifies as LGBTQIA+, please consider submitting a short piece of writing to read as part of Queer Voices.
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