The 2017 Pine Lake MAPMAKERS Grant

The 2017 Pine Lake MAPMAKERS Grant

The Pine Lake Municipal Arts Panel (The MAP) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 MAPMAKERS Grant.

Pine Lake is a city of creatives; musicians, writers, dancers, comedians, sculptors, potters, poets, and performers of every kind.  Our local government, led by many elected artist, holds the community’s collective and individual imagination in high esteem.

The $500 award will go to a local artist of merit.  This 2nd Annual Grant will be in the POETRY category with the recipient determined by selected non-local judges, who are professionals in their field.

SUBMISSION

Eligibility requirements: must be a Pine Lake resident for a minimum of 12 months, at least 16 years of age and have published your work in book, chapbook, magazine or journal form.  (Does not include online ‘zines.)

RULES

Deadline for submission: May 5, 2017.

Winner will be announced by email or telephone to all entrants – do not call City Hall or any City representative.  Judges will endeavor to announce selection by May 20, 2017, but date is subject to number of entries.

All work must be original and solely by entrant (jointly authored work is not permitted). Previously published work may be submitted as the purpose of submission is not to judge the work submitted, but to determine the merits of the entrant.

Judges will not be Pine Lake Residents.  Every effort is being made to ensure unbiased review by qualified judges of diverse backgrounds and tastes.

Please print and provide to City Hall the following five (5) documents:

  1. Cover Page Listing the titles of all submitted works (number 4, below) and including: Your full name; Street address; Email and Phone Number – Judging will be on a blind basis.
  1. Copy of a recent utility bill, driver’s license or other evidence to document residence.
  1. A list of your publications (no more than 5): if in book form, title and name of publisher; in journal or other publication, name and date. Anthologies are permitted, as are self-published books and chapbooks.
  1. Five (5) samples of your work, meting above requirements – do not staple or bind, but use paperclip or binder clip so individual works can be read separately. Title each work if it does not already nave a title.  Not more than 10 pages of poetry in total.  ENTRIES WILL NOT BE RETURNED.  KEEEP COPIES.  All work must be typed and delivered in paper form.  Electronic submissions are not acceptable.
  1. Description of use: How will this grant be of use to you in achieving your artistic goals?  (500 word limit.

Please email questions to MAP Chair, Diane Durrett PinelakeMAP@gmail.com  no later than April 13th.  The MAP committee will do their best to respond to all questions by April 18th in a manner that is fair to all applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR PINE LAKE OFFICE USE ONLY:

 

What you will want to do is:  Assign a number to each entry and put the number on each cover sheet, on each page of each work and answer to 5.  Works will be separated and could be mixed up during judging.  Judges do not see cover sheet – it is kept so that when judges give you the number of the winner, you can compare to the cover sheet AND compare the titles of the 5 sample works to what is listed on the cover sheet.  Otherwise, a judge could be confused and ….

The Pine Lake Municipal Arts Panel (The MAP) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 MAPMAKERS Grant.

Pine Lake is a city of creatives; musicians, writers, dancers, comedians, sculptors, potters, poets, and performers of every kind.  Our local government, led by many elected artist, holds the community’s collective and individual imagination in high esteem.

The $500 award will go to a local artist of merit.  This 2nd Annual Grant will be in the POETRY category with the recipient determined by selected non-local judges, who are professionals in their field.

SUBMISSION

Eligibility requirements: must be a Pine Lake resident for a minimum of 12 months, at least 16 years of age and have published your work in book, chapbook, magazine or journal form.  (Does not include online ‘zines.)

RULES

Deadline for submission: April 20, 2017.

Winner will be announced by email or telephone to all entrants – do not call City Hall or any City representative.  Judges will endeavor to announce selection by May 20, 2017, but date is subject to number of entries.

All work must be original and solely by entrant (jointly authored work is not permitted). Previously published work may be submitted as the purpose of submission is not to judge the work submitted, but to determine the merits of the entrant.

 

Judges will not be Pine Lake Residents.  Every effort is being made to ensure unbiased review by qualified judges of diverse backgrounds and tastes.

Please print and provide to City Hall the following five (5) documents:

  1. Cover Page Listing the titles of all submitted works (number 4, below) and including: Your full name; Street address; Email and Phone Number – Judging will be on a blind basis.
  1. Copy of a recent utility bill, driver’s license or other evidence to document residence.
  1. A list of your publications (no more than 5): if in book form, title and name of publisher; in journal or other publication, name and date. Anthologies are permitted, as are self-published books and chapbooks.
  1. Five (5) samples of your work, meting above requirements – do not staple or bind, but use paperclip or binder clip so individual works can be read separately. Title each work if it does not already nave a title.  Not more than 10 pages of poetry in total.  ENTRIES WILL NOT BE RETURNED.  KEEEP COPIES.  All work must be typed and delivered in paper form.  Electronic submissions are not acceptable.
  1. Description of use: How will this grant be of use to you in achieving your artistic goals?  (500 word limit.

Please email questions to MAP Chair, Diane Durrett PinelakeMAP@gmail.com  no later than April 13th.  The MAP committee will do their best to respond to all questions by April 18th in a manner that is fair to all applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR PINE LAKE OFFICE USE ONLY:

 

What you will want to do is:  Assign a number to each entry and put the number on each cover sheet, on each page of each work and answer to 5.  Works will be separated and could be mixed up during judging.  Judges do not see cover sheet – it is kept so that when judges give you the number of the winner, you can compare to the cover sheet AND compare the titles of the 5 sample works to what is listed on the cover sheet.  Otherwise, a judge could be confused and ….

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