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New England Review to Receive $10K Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

February 12, 2018

 

The New England Review will use its NEA grant to support several initiatives, including the addition of author interviews and audio to its website.

Middlebury, Vt. — The New England Review (NER) has received an Art Works grant of $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The grant will support Middlebury's literary quarterly and its promotion effortsThe funding is part of $25 million in grants recently announced be NEA Chairman Jane Chu.

According to the NEA's website, t
he Art Works category is the agency's largest funding category and supports projects that focus on the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and/or the strengthening of communities through the arts.

“It is energizing to see the impact that the arts are making throughout the United States. These NEA-supported projects, such as the New England Review, are good examples of how the arts build stronger and more vibrant communities, improve well-being, prepare our children to succeed, and increase the quality of our lives,” said NEA Chairman Jane Chu. “At the National Endowment for the Arts, we believe that all people should have access to the joy, opportunities, and connections the arts bring.”

“We are thrilled to have the support of the NEA as we continue seeking out and publishing exciting new voices in poetry, fiction, and essays. This year we’ll continue to cultivate the art of writing—and reading—by publishing NER in both print and ebook, and by featuring author interviews, audio, and original writing online. Funds from the NEA go a long way in making arts organizations like the New England Review thrive.”

For more information on projects included in the NEA grant announcement, visit arts.gov/news.