[Reader-list] The Daily Beast-Open Hands Prize for South Asian Journalists and Writers
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Tue Jun 22 14:50:40 IST 2010
For details: http://bit.ly/dsBG1x
The Daily Beast and the Open Hands Initiative announce a new prize for
South Asian journalists and writers covering the region to celebrate
and nurture raw talent and find fresh voices. The aim of this prize is
to promote and support the work of an individual who has contributed
thoughtful, important, and engaging commentary on the great social,
political, and cultural issues of their region.
Prize: The winner will receive a $25,000 cash prize, a one-month residency at the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and a biweekly column for a year on The
Daily Beast. The two finalists will also be invited to contribute
commentary to The Daily Beast.
All nominations must be submitted by October 1, 2010.
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