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2014–2015 Loft Mentor Series

AWARD IS: OPEN

The Loft Mentor Series in Poetry and Creative Prose is now open. The deadline for entry is April 28, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (CST).

The Loft Mentor Series in Poetry and Creative Prose offers twelve emerging Minnesota writers the opportunity to work intensively with six nationally acclaimed writers of prose and poetry. Selected participants work throughout the year with the six mentors, and all participants and mentors give public readings at the Loft. The mentors for the upcoming season will be poets Matt Rasmussen and Patricia Smith, nonfiction writers Dani Shapiro and Kao Kalia Yang, and fiction writers Ru Freeman and Diego Vázquez, Jr.

Before applying for the Mentor Series, please be sure to read the full 2014–2015 Loft Mentor Series Guidelines (PDF)

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The Loft Mentor Series in Poetry and Creative Prose is made possible through the support of the Jerome Foundation, Park Construction Company, and by contributions of Loft members.

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2013-2014 Loft Mentor Series Winners


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