Crowdfunding continues to be a viable way to get independent projects funded, whether for literary journals, publishers, or individuals. Kickstarter alone has helped artists produce numerous projects in the book world
Author: Jennifer Baker
Jennifer Baker is a publishing professional, creator/host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, social media director and writing instructor for Sackett Street Writers' Workshop, and she formerly served as panels organizer & social media manager for the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books. In 2017, she was awarded a NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship & Queens Council on the Arts New Work Grant for Nonfiction Literature. Jennifer is a contributing editor to Electric Literature and the editor of the forthcoming short story anthology Everyday People: The Color of Life with Atria Books. Her website is jennifernbaker.com.
Finding Grants for Your Writing
The key to receiving grants is to apply for them steadily, plus the funding you seek should be tied to a purpose. But don’t expect them to equate to a full-time living. Most writers who receive funding have full-time or several part-time jobs that keep them above water.