Established in 1984, the Porter Fund Literary Prize is a non-profit organization supporting Arkansas writers and poets.The Porter Prize was founded in honor of Dr. Ben Kimpel.
2018 Porter Prize Winner Announced
The Porter Fund offers an annual $4,000 scholarship to a student in the University of Central Arkansas MFA Creative Writing Program
2014 - 2018 scholarship winners
Heather Breed Steadham 2014-2017
Rachel Hoge 2017-2018
Watch a documentary produced for the 25th Anniversary of the Porter Prize
Watch the 25th Anniversary of the Porter Prize Gala Video
All contributions are tax-deductible and can be made by contacting Phillip McMath at (501) 396-5416.
Co-founders of the Porter Fund are Jack Butler and Phillip McMath.
The Porter Fund Board of Directors:
Hon. Morris Arnold