Hippocampus Magazine is pleased to announce that it’s offering an increased number of scholarships to HippoCamp: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers this year, including three donor-supported (two of which are new this year.
HippoCamp 2022 is an in-person conference, scheduled for Aug. 12-14 in Lancaster, PA. All conference scholarships cover full registration and entrance into a pre-conference workshop; the Friends and WOC scholarships also include a $200 travel stipend. The 2022 conference funding opportunities are:
- Friends of Hippocampus Scholarship – open to all writers, two available
- Writers of Color Scholarship – open to all writers of color, three awards available
- Jean Snow Memorial Scholarship (sponsored by Athena Dixon) – open to unpublished writers of color
- Work Hard, Not Smart Neurodiversity Scholarship (new this year, sponsored by Alexis Paige) – open to all neurodiverse writers
- The Brief Encounters Scholarship for Flash Writers (new this year, sponsored by Rae Pagliarulo and Aisha Wiley) – open to all writers of flash creative nonfiction
The deadline to apply to all conference scholarships is June 15. Get full details and find a link to each application here.
About HippoCamp: Now in its seventh year, HippoCamp is a three-day, for-attendees-by-attendees writing conference focused exclusively on creative nonfiction. The event features breakout sessions, readings, meals and social events, and a keynote/reading/signing from Carmen Maria Machado, author of the acclaimed memoir In the Dream House.
For questions about the scholarships or the conference in general, email firstname.lastname@example.org.