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Sherwood Anderson Foundation

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The Sherwood Anderson Foundation is an organization founded by the children and grandchildren of American short story writer and novelist Sherwood Anderson that gives grants to emerging writers.[1] The most notable of these is the annual Sherwood Anderson Foundation Writers Award.

As of 2009 the Foundation's co-presidents were Anderson's grandsons Michael and David Spear.

Award recipients[edit]

Winners of the award have ranged from college undergraduates to widely published authors. Currently, only individuals who have published either "a book of fiction or a collection of short stories in major literary and/or commercial publications" are eligible for the prize.[2]

The winners of the grants include:[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Greensboro News & Record, Nov.4, 1990
  2. ^ An Open Letter to the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Archived January 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Sherwood Anderson Foundation Grant Writing Winners". Sherwood Anderson Foundation. Archived from the original on July 14, 2012. Retrieved November 8, 2012.

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