Announcing the Women Uninterrupted Scholarship

Thanks to the incredible generosity of Carla Sorey-Reed, Founder & CEO of Women Uninterrupted, two authors have received 50% scholarships to the Unicorn Authors Club.

Casandra Lopez
Casandra Lopez is a Chicana and California Indian (Tongva, Luiseño, Cahuilla) writer and educator, living in diaspora on Coast Salish territory. She teaches at Northwest Indian College.

In the Unicorn Authors Club, she will work toward completing her memoir, A Few Notes on Grief, which explores the cycle of violence prevalent in her hometown of San Bernardino, California, and the ruptures caused by incarceration, urban violence, and colonialism.
MK Chavez is a queer Black Latinx author, curator of literary events, and social justice activist, with family roots in the liminal space of the Salvadorean and African diasporas.

In the Unicorn Authors Club, she will work toward completing her third book, Blueprint for Mysterious Creatures, a collection of hybrid writing that uses verse journalism, fragmented and oblique memoir, film appreciation, and various poetic forms to explore the experience of other through the lens of horror films.

Scholarship applications are closed for 2020. For regular applications, please see the Unicorn Authors Club page.

Women Uninterrupted centers the voices of female leaders, empowering the next generation by recapturing the power of language and storytelling. They showcase both proven leaders and emerging voices at events, on video and via social media to entertain, educate and inspire.

These scholarships are need-based. They are awarded to BIPOC authors (of any gender) who are absolutely ready to finish their books, want the support of the Unicorn Authors Club, and would not be able to afford it otherwise. Each scholarship will fund half off the membership fee for one quarter (Oct. 15, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021).