Fresh Perspectives and Unpublished Writer Scholarship Opportunities for ThrillerFest 2024

ITW is awarding two separate scholarships for ThrillerFest 2024:

  • The Fresh Perspectives Scholarship for any underrepresented author, published or unpublished.
  • The Undiscovered New Voices Scholarship for any unpublished author who is writing a mystery/thriller novel (80-100k words).

Each scholarship recipient will receive a $1000 (USD) stipend and a free pass to attend ThrillerFest XIX, which takes place May 28 – June 1, 2024 in New York City.

A panel of esteemed judges will review the submissions. Applications must be submitted by February 23, 2024 by 11:59pm EST. ITW will contact the scholarship winners.

Please apply for the Fresh Perspectives Scholarship via this link:

Please apply for the Unpublished Author Scholarship via this link:

For more information about the event please visit:

For more information or questions, please contact Executive Director of International Thriller Writers, Kimberley Howe at: