upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Kennedy Allen

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2018 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Kennedy will write Speculative Philadelphia, a collection of short stories focusing on science and speculative fiction taking place in past, present, and future in Black Philadelphia. Each story will feature a Black protagonist in a particular Philadelphia neighborhood during different historical periods, and will explore themes of time travel, the supernatural, and the social complexities of being a Black woman in this country. Kennedy plans to publish these stories and share them through Black Tribbles, a radio show she co-hosts that explores geek culture through the lens of the Black American experience.

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

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