The Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Writing Residency celebrates the legacy of the late Columbus artist and writer and provides a U.S.-based African American writer, scholar or researcher with a residency in the late artist’s newly renovated Columbus, Ohio home studio. Residents will have the gift of uninterrupted time to work on projects of their choice in a setting that was the heart of Aminah’s creative process for more than forty years.
This Grant is open to:
Professional or pre-professional or emerging writer, scholar or researcher who is a US resident and identifies as African American
Evaluation / Next Steps:
Applications will be reviewed by a selection jury that will include representatives from the Shepard or Poindexter neighborhoods where Aminah lived, the Columbus Museum of Art and esteemed writers from across the country. Selection jury will review the applicant’s excellence and proficiency, innovation and creativity, use of storytelling, and connection to cultural traditions and heritage.