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James D. Phelan Literary Award

Sponsored by: San Francisco Foundation

Applicant must be between 20 and 35 years of age by deadline and have been born in the state of California, but need not be a current resident. Applicant must submit a literary work-in-progress: fiction, nonfiction, prose, poetry, or drama. Nonfiction writers who are not recipients of the award may be considered for the $1,000 Special Award for Nonfictional Prose. No separate application is required for the special award.


Application Deadline Unknown
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no

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Contact Information

Kevin B. Chen
Program Director, Intersection for the Arts
San Francisco Foundation
446 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-3415 United States

Phone: (415) 626-2787
Fax: (415) 626-1636

San Francisco Foundation
225 Bush Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: (415) 733-8500
Fax: (415) 477-2783

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