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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

fAiRy gOdSisTeRs 2nd Annual SCBWI Summer Conference Scholarship

If you don't believe in fairy godmothers, what about fAiRy gOdSisTeRs? Check out this incredible act of generosity and kindness...


fAiRy gOdSisTeRs, iNk (FGI) announces its 2nd Annual SCBWI Summer Conference Scholarship!

FGI is offering a $1,500 scholarship for a SCBWI member to attend the August 2009 conference in Los Angeles. FGI awarded the 2008 scholarship to Linda Lodding of the Netherlands.

To apply for the 2009 scholarship, submit a 250-word, double-spaced essay describing what you hope to accomplish by attending this year's summer conference. Send your essay to: fairygodsistersink@yahoo.com

The application deadline is April 15th, 2009. The winner will be notified May 15th, 2009.

fAiRy gOdSiStErS, iNk. is a small, benevolent squadron of Santa Barbara children's book authors who believe in the magic of passing forward lucky breaks, bounty and beneficence, as so many have done for us. We are: Thalia Chaltas, Mary Hershey, Valerie Hobbs, Robin LaFevers and Lee Wardlaw.

If you would like to share some fairy dust of your own to help send a writer to the 2009 Summer Conference, FGI welcomes your donations!

For more information about the grant and/or making a donation, please visit the FGI website or email Lee Wardlaw at author@leewardlaw.com.

1 comment:

beckylevine said...

Aren't children's writers just amazing? What a world we're in!

Hey, I passed a blog award on to you--hope it's a good thing, not a pain! :)
http://beckylevine.com/2009/03/24/blog-award-honest-scrap/