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McKnight Artist Fellowship Readings

The judge for the McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers, Loft Awards in Creative Prose and Loft Awards in Poetry/Spoken Word Poetry is a prominent American author. After selection of the fellows, the judge is featured in a reading and reception that honors the writers chosen. The winners are featured in a reading or readings during the fellowship year.

The judge for the McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers, Loft Award in Children’s Literature is a prominent editor in the appropriate age category for the fellowship. The judge is typically a keynote presenter at the annual Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference. Often times the winner is also a presenter at the conference and/or is featured in an event during the fellowship year.

Keep an eye on our events calendar for upcoming McKnight series events.