Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Speculative Literature Foundation Announces the 2012 Older Writers Grant

SPECULATIVE LITERATURE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE 2012 OLDER WRITERS GRANT

SPECULATIVE LITERATURE FOUNDATION
PO Box 1693, Dubuque, IA 52004-1693

http://www.speculativeliterature.org/

For Immediate Release Feb 3, 2012

SPECULATIVE LITERATURE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES OLDER WRITERS GRANT

The Speculative Literature Foundation (SLF) is pleased to announce
that it is accepting applications for the 2012 Older Writers Grant.
The grant of $750 is available to any writer of speculative literature
of 50 years or older at the time of application who is just beginning
to work professionally in the field. There are no restrictions on the
use of the grant money.

The grant will be awarded by a committee of SLF staff members on the
basis of interest and merit. Applicants are asked to submit a brief
autobiographical statement, a writing sample, and a bibliography. For
full details on how to apply for the grant, please see the SLF web
site: http://www.speculativeliterature.org/Grants/SLFOlderWriters.php,
or email olderwriters@speculativeliterature.org. Applications must be
received by March 31st 2012. The successful applicant will be
announced on June 1st 2012.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Yellow Snow author is also a Professional Wrestler

Did you know that one of the Yellow Snow authors is an up-and-coming Wrestling Star?

Check out Briley Pierce here and read about his wrestling and academic background, including the mention of his Yellow Snow (a Diversion Press imprint) title I Can Make Out With Any Girl Here.
Briley was recently nominated as a runner-up to the prestigious Rookie of the Year Award by Pro Wrestling Illustrated. If you get a chance pick up the magazine and take a look. If you don’t you can always click this link and scroll down to 2011.

Past nominees and winners of this award include Ric Flair, Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, and Scott Steiner.

Ryan wrote I Can Make Out With Any Girl Here while still finishing his Master’s Degree and is now pursuing a wrestling career.

Congrats to Briley/Ryan and his budding wrestling and writing career.

Yellow Snow seeks manuscripts

If you have a humorous book that you would like to submit, please send it to us in an email.  We are currently looking to expand the list for Yellow Snow.

Queries and proposals can be sent via Email to DiversionPress AT yahoo.com