Announcing the 3rd Annual Magic Carpet Ride creative writing mentorship for magical realist writers
By TKSellman on June 15, 2009
Tamara Sellman, director of MRCentral, announces the third annual Magic Carpet Ride, an innovative one-on-one creative writing mentorship.
The purpose of the Magic Carpet Ride mentorship is to assist a promising magical realist writer from anywhere in the world in the completion of a polished manuscript by the end of the session which can then be actively submitted to potential publishers. This competitive opportunity is the first of its kind to provide specialized instruction, direction, and motivation specifically for a writer of literary magical realism.
This mentorship, valued at $2000*, will be awarded annually, and on a competitive basis, to a single applicant who is able to demonstrate:
• a deep commitment to completing their work in progress
• strong writing skills
• a desire to learn and to succeed
• a good understanding of the magical realist nature of their manuscript
Postmark deadline for receipt of all application materials for the 2010 mentorship session is October 31, 2009.
Email deadline for receipt of all application materials for the 2008 mentorship session is midnight [Pacific time], October 31, 2009.
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