APPLY FOR

Our Round 1 winners!

(listed by category, then by order of appearance in the announcement video, watch excerpts of their winning performances in link above in banner!)

Storytelling:

Dylan Arredondo

Yasmeen El-Hasan

Instrumental:

Langston Hughes

Susanna Mendlow & Devree Lewis

Juliette Bell

Poetry:

Kelly Colburn

Song & Lyrics:

Be Steadwell

Neffy (Mecca) Russell

Josh Cleveland

Andrew Grossman

$500 MICROGRANTS & YOUR ORIGINAL WORK BROADCAST

FOR

WRITERS & COMPOSERS

Poetry

Storytelling

Song & Lyrics

Instrumental

WE ARE DC METRO AREA'S

COMMUNITY OF MAKERS

CREATIVES HELPING CREATIVES

$500 MICROGRANTS

SUBMIT A VIDEO

OF ORIGINAL WORK

4 CREATIVE CATEGORIES

WRITERS
  • Poetry - includes Spoken Word

  • Storytelling - micro Fiction or Nonfiction. Includes performance storytelling, short stories, personal essays and micro Plays

COMPOSERS
  • Song & Lyrics - Folk/Americana, Indie Rock, A capella and Musical Theatre style

  • Instrumental - Classical and Jazz

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