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Loft Resources and Awards

We've sorted out some of this information so you don't have to. Take advantage of these literary resources....

Loft Grants & Awards

The Loft Literary Center facilitates many types of funding opportunities and experiences for writers. These allow writers to focus on their craft, and often, to launch new projects. Learn more and see which grants and awards are available.

Community Postings and Resources

This is our digital bulletin board for the literary community! Anyone can post here (subject to moderator approval). Categories include: calls for submissions, contests and grants, writing groups, book clubs, services for writers, community event listings, and news about Loft members and students.

Resources/Spaces at Open Book

Did you know the Loft provides a Book Club Room, Resource Library, and multiple, private Writer's Studios? The Loft is housed in the Open Book building in Minneapolis, where these unique rooms and studios are available for community use. Learn more.

Digital/Web Resources for Writers

Here you'll find a list of Loft writing groups and how to join, or start your own. We've also compiled MN publishers, national literary organizations, and information about ESL and literacy.


When we have a writing contest going on, details are here.