Originally Posted by eastkygal
I was thinking of querying some small presses for my short story collection. I talked to a lady who has self published one book and just got a deal with a small press for her second. She recommended I keep trying the lit mag route to get writing credits before querying. I'm I just being impatient? Is it pointless to query without credits?
no answer to your question, but I just thought of you when I saw this grant posting for KY. you may already know about it.
KENTUCKY FOUNDATION FOR WOMENhttp://www.kfw.org
Grants for feminist artists and arts organizations to enhance
their abilities and skills to create art for progressive social
change in Kentucky. Grants range from $1,000 - $7,500. Applicants
may request funds for a range of activities including artistic
development, artist residencies, the exploration of new areas
or techniques, or to build a body of work. Open to individual
artists and nonprofit arts organizations. Applicants must have
resided in Kentucky at least one year prior to application.
Deadline: September 4, 2009.