The prestigious Berlin Writer's Residency is offered biennially for an established New Zealand writer to work on an approved project in Berlin, Germany for up to eleven months.
10 Mar 2017
This content is tagged as Literature .
To be eligible for Creative New Zealand funding:
The residency is open to writers working in any literature genre other than those Creative New Zealand does not consider to be literature.
Some examples of genres we don't consider to be literature:
Creative New Zealand sees literature as a broad concept that includes high-quality writing in fiction and non-fiction. For more information please see our glossary
To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
The primary aim of the residency is for a writer to work on an approved project in a new environment, and to complete, or substantially complete, a body of writing during the residency.
Other expected benefits include:
The current residency is offered for 11 months from November 2017 to September 2018. The apartment provided must be vacated by 30 September 2018.
The residency provides:
The writer must have health insurance. The cost of this and any other expenses must be met by the writer.
Previous recipients are listed on the bursaries, fellowships, scholarships and residencies awarded web page.
Your application is assessed by Creative New Zealand staff and a panel of external assessors.
Ten weeks after the closing date, we notify all applicants of the results by email.
We also list successful applicants on the who got funded web page.
If you are successful, we will contact you about your funding agreement including payment schedule and reporting requirements.
Within two months of completion of the residency, you must provide a detailed report that gives an account of the project and the professional activities you engaged in while in Berlin. This will help us understand what is being achieved over time.
The acquittal report asks you to comment on:
Senior Arts Adviser — Literature
Phone: (04) 498 0707