A total of £5,000 will be available annually, and this may be awarded either as two grants of £2,500 or one grant of £5,000.
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, a writer must have had work previously published, or have been newly commissioned, by a trade publisher in the UK. Works must be written by a citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, Republic of Ireland or a writer who has been resident in the UK for at least three years.
What to submit: If you wish to make an application, please write a short (one side of A4) letter, describing the project on which you are engaged, detailing your previous work, explaining how you would plan to use a grant, and giving a brief outline of your financial circumstances. Two references should also be submitted as part of your application.
How to apply: Applications should be sent to Paula Johnson, The Royal Society of Literature, Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA (firstname.lastname@example.org; 020 7845 4676).
For more information, including details of how to apply please visit: http://rslit.org./brookleaze-
Deadline: 30 April 2014
Source: Lane’s List