Deadline: April 4, 2023
Applications are open for the Arab Culture Fund Creative & Critical Writings Grant 2023. The Creative and Critical Writings grant provides support to critical writings on the arts and culture, theatrical writings, children and youth literature (including both the adaptation of classical Arabic and international literature as well as original stories), graphic novel, short story, poetry, in addition to online publishing platform. The final product should be in Arabic language.
Launched in 2018, Creative and Critical Writings is a new grants programme that builds on AFAC previous support for literature through the Literature Grant (2007-2013) and the AFAC Novel Writing Programme (2014-2016), but which expands into areas that are in need of support.
- The programme provides annual grants ranging from a few thousand U.S. dollars up to a maximum of $20,000 U.S. dollars for individuals and teams and $35,000 U.S dollars for institutions and collectives.
- Open to all Arab individuals working in the fields of arts and culture, theatrical writings, children and youth literature (including both the adaptation of classical Arabic and international literature as well as original stories), graphic novel, short story, poetry, in addition to online publishing platform.
- Project applications are accepted irrespective of age, years of experience, country of residence, ethnicity, gender or religion.
- Applications in this category can be also submitted by relevant Arab or non-Arab institutions (publishing houses, online literary platforms, …) as long as the final product is in Arabic.
Applications are only accepted through the online applications forms available in Arabic only. Applications submitted via regular mail or e-mail will not be accepted.
The applicant will receive a confirmation email once the online application has been received. Applicants are advised to follow up on the full completion and delivery of requested material as AFAC will not contact applicants if any part of their application is incomplete.
For more information, visit AFAC grant.