The Quinn Alexandra Scholarship
Wide Open Writing recognizes the need many writers have to escape their rooms, their jobs, their families, their cities, their states, and sometimes their countries to immerse themselves inside a creative space. And to do so within a safe community of other writers exploring new vistas.
It is in recognition of this need that Wide Open Writing has established the Quinn Alexandra Scholarship. It will be given once a year to a recipient who otherwise might not have the opportunity to experience the wonder and “wow” a Wide Open Writing retreat gives to the soul. Click HERE to read the testimonial from the 2021 scholarship recipient.
The QA Scholarship will allow one womxn per year to choose from any of the upcoming retreats listed on the WOW website. A letter stating how receiving this scholarship would benefit your art, your mental health, your desire to travel and write, and the way in which you will pay it forward in your community once home (i.e., set up a writing group, volunteer work, mentor a young writer) will serve as your application. So send us your application by January 23rd so as to set this next chapter of your life in supported creative motion.
The scholarship recipient will be notified by email February 1, 2022. Recipients will be responsible for their own travel expenses to and from the retreat except when they are included in the tuition cost.
Please click HERE to send us your letter.