Pollard Memorial Library Foundation
Elinor Lipman Award for Writing
The Pollard Memorial Library Foundation is delighted to sponsor the annual Elinor Lipman Award for Writing. This award honors Elinor Lipman, a distinguished, prolific and much-loved author born and raised in Lowell, by awarding a prize of $1,000 for a work of fiction or creative nonfiction written by a Lowell-based author. Submissions open February 13th and are welcome on or before 11:59 pm EDT, May 19, 2023. See below for complete eligibility and submission guidelines.
2022 Recognition Event
from left to right: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, winner of the 2022 Elinor Lipman Award for Writing, author Elinor Lipman, and Distinguished Mention, Stephen O’Connor.
From our 2022 winner, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram = “It was such an honor to win this award that highlights Lowell writers. There is no shortage of talent in Lowell that deserves recognition!”