The Economic Hardship Reporting Project Gives Writers a Hand
All three authors [Jessica Bruder, Sarah Smarsh, and Stephanie Land] were helped early in their careers by the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, founded in 2012 by Barbara Ehrenreich in Washington, D.C., to provide financial assistance to freelance and unemployed journalists, as well as expertise to help them get published in newspapers and magazines. Now the organization wants to ensure that more books by such writers pass through the publishing pipeline. Beginning in 2020, EHRP will award grants to authors in the final stages of working on forthcoming releases dealing with economic insecurity. Grants will be from $2,500 to $7,500 each.
Read the full article in Publisher’s Weekly.