The New York Science Fiction Society has announced the winners of the 2016 Donald A. & Elsie B. Wollheim Memorial Scholarships. Taimur Ahmad of New York NY was awarded a scholarship to attend the 2016 Clarion West Writer’s Workshop, and Matthew Dunn of Stewart Manor NY was awarded a scholarship to attend the 2016 Odyssey Writing Workshop. Both scholarships were in the amount of $300.
The purpose of the Wollheim scholarships is “to help beginning science fiction and fantasy writers from the New York Metropolitan area… attend either the Clarion, Clarion West or Odyssey science fiction and fantasy writers workshops.” Awards may total $2,000 a year, with flexibility in the number of recipients each year.
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