Author Daniel Dickinson Awarded Arizona Arts Commission Grant

[Chandler, 2/9/2024] — Author Daniel Dickinson received a $1,000 grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. The grant supports the editing process of his upcoming novel, slated for release in 2024. “I am honored to receive this grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts,” said Dickinson. “It represents validation of my work and a testament to the Commission’s dedication to promoting and sustaining the arts within our community.”

Grant application review panels are composed of diverse community leaders, volunteer experts, educators and arts practitioners from rural, urban, and suburban areas throughout Arizona. Individual artists, and arts organizations receive grants based on community investment, quality of programming, fiscal ingenuity, and responsible stewardship of public funds.

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The mission of the Arizona Commission on the Arts is to create opportunities for all Arizonans to participate in and experience the arts. To that end, they deliver grants and support to cultivate sustainable arts communities and promote statewide public access to arts and cultural activities. For more information about the Arizona Commission on the Arts, please visit

Daniel Dickinson was first published in an annual publication with the short story “Escape from Ogre Island.” He is also self-published with the short story horror book, “Don’t Close Your Eyes: Two Thrilling Tales of Terror”, “Gathering Tide” and the newly released “Aggression Factor.” He is a frequent contributor to the Arizona Author Association’s quarterly newsletter. His writing is based upon a lifetime of creating a realistic realm in which his characters come to life, allowing the reader to become a part of that world. For more information about Daniel Dickinson and his upcoming novel, please visit