The Magwitch Fund is intended for adults who wish to attend the Colorado Teen Literature Conference but do not have financial support from any organization and cannot afford to pay the registration fee on their own.
This grant includes conference registration and lunch at the Colorado Teen Literature Conference scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2023, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, Colorado. Conference participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the conference.
There will be featured speakers and additional workshops and speakers are scheduled on topics including writing workshops, new books for teens, local authors and publishing. Book sales and author signings are also scheduled.
ELIGIBILITY: This grant is available to adults who advocate for teens, and who are interested in young adult literature and the authors who write for the teen audience. The grant is intended to assist an adult who might otherwise not be able to attend. The Magwitch Fund is supported with donations for CTLC book bags and personal donations.
Grant applications are due by January 26th. All applicants will be notified of final decisions by email by February 1st.
Applicants who do not receive a grant will still have an opportunity to attend the conference if they can find additional funding.
Please contact us if you have any questions.