Indigenous Writer’s Toolkit: Strategies for Funding Applications [D.A. Navoti]

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This is a free event for Indigenous* writers in any literary form, including poets and prose writers, and in any genre.

This course introduces business writing concepts to strengthen applications for fellowships, grants, and residencies. Core objectives include deciphering and mapping out an application, using data to communicate urgency, handling rejection, and constructing an effective resume, bio, and artist statement. This is not a craft class but a business writing course. And business communication, like anything else, can be improved with practice, so weekly assignments and feedback are expected.

*Indigenous includes a wide spectrum of individuals, such as those native to North and South America, island nations, and/or from homelands impacted by colonialism.

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