The Neltje Blanchan Award, $1,000, is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script which is informed by a relationship with the natural world.
The Frank Nelson Doubleday Award, $1,000, is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script written by a woman author.
Judge for this year's competition is poet and novelist Aaron A. Abeyta.
A printable application is available on the WAC web site at http://www.wyomingartscouncil.org.
Applications must be mailed to the WAC or dropped off at our offices at 2320 Capitol Ave. in Cheyenne before 5 p.m. on Oct. 30. You cannot apply for this competition using the WAC's online grant program.
FMI: Mike Shay at 307-777-5234 or firstname.lastname@example.org