To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters
A new historical drama about Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë will air Sunday, March 26, 2017 on PBS Masterpiece. Viewers will be reacquainted with how, against all odds, the Brontēs became recognized during their own lifetimes in a male-dominated 19th century world. A trailer is available here. Once the film airs, teaching resources that use clips from the show will be available here.
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference Call for Presenter Proposals
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference www.writeonthesound.com, presented by the City of Edmonds Arts Commission www.edmondsartscommission.org, is accepting session proposals for the 2017 conference. The three-day conference, focused on the craft of writing, will be held October 6, 7 & 8, 2017 at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, WA. The conference includes featured speakers, a writing contest, manuscript critiques, book signing reception and an on-site bookstore of presenters' publications and offers over 30 sessions for writers of all levels presented by published authors, writing instructors and publication trade professionals. Interested individuals should visit www.writeonthesound.com/conference-information/call-for-presenters for the application and submission instructions. Call 425-771-0228, or email Laurie Rose, Conference Coordinator at email@example.com with inquiries.
WESTAF Opens TourWest Grant Cycle for 2017-2018
The TourWest application cycle is now open. The TourWest 2017-2018 grant program application period begins on January 17, 2017. The application deadline is Monday, April 3, 2017, at midnight MST.
TourWest is a competitive grant program that provides subsidies to arts and community organizations for the presentation of out-of-state touring performers and literary artists. Funds are available to organizations that sponsor performances within the 13-state WESTAF region. For the 2017 - 2018 cycle, projects must take place between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018.
National Endowment for the Arts Published a 2017 Guide
The 2017 NEA Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants. Included is information on Grants for Organizations, Literature Fellowships, Lifetime Honors, and Partnerships. January 2017. 20 pp.
This publication is available online at https://www.arts.gov/publications/2017-guide-national-endowment-arts for download.