Thank you for submitting your Author Accelerator Diverse Voices Scholarship application and sample pages. We will be reviewing all applications during September and October 2018, and will announce 12 finalists on Nov. 1, 2018. Finalists’ names will be posted here and they will be alerted by email.

Our advisory board will then evaluate finalist applications during November and December 2018, and the 3 scholarship winners will be announced no later than Jan. 1, 2019. We will then get to work on pairing each of the winners with their book coach, and coaching will being in February 2019.

Thank you again for your interest in the Diverse Voices Scholarship, and if you have any questions not answered here, please feel free to email us at

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