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Friday, September 01, 2006
Prism Comics Queer Press Grant
Prism comics is accepting applications for the second annual Queer Press Grant, a $1,000 grant to assist lesbian, gay, bi and/or transexual comics creators to self-publish LGBT themed comics.
Full press release: Atlanta, GA -- Prism Comics is proud to announce the second annual Queer Press Grant. The grant, in the amount of $1,000 this year, was established to help and encourage LGBT creators to self-publish LGBT themed comics. The winner of last year's award, Steve MacIsaac, used the grant to self-publish Shiftlifter, which debuted at the 2006 Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco and is for sale at his website: http://stevemacisaac.com.
"Prism Comics is thrilled to be able to offer the Queer Press Grant for a second year," said Prism Comics Public Relations Chair David Stanley. "We were amazed last year at the high level of talent who submitted work and we're very proud that we were able to help the winner, Steve MacIsaac, publish his work."
The application deadline for the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant is October 1 and the winner will be announced November 1.
Go to http://www.prismcomics.org/grant.php for the submission guidelines.
Prism Comics is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the work of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) creators in the comics industry, as well as LGBT themes in comics in general. Incorporated in 2003, Prism Comics publishes the annual resource guide, Prism Comics: Your LGBT Guide to Comics. Please go to http://www.prismcomics.org for more information or contact David Stanley, PR Chair for Prism Comics, at firstname.lastname@example.org.