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Special Opportunities for Writers

13 Jan 2017

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Hinemoana Baker, 2015 resident writer in Berlin, photo by Robert Cross. Martin Edmond, 2015 Michael King Fellow. Photo by Liz March.

Creative New Zealand invites applications for the following special opportunities for established writers:

The Michael King Writer’s Fellowship

The prestigious Michael King Writer’s Fellowship is for established writers from any literary genre, with a significant publication record, to work on a major project. It is offered every two years.

Previous recipients are Dr Martin Edmond, Elizabeth Knox, Fiona Farrell, Dr Peter Simpson, Peter Wells, Kate De Goldi, Philip Simpson, Dame Fiona Kidman, Neville Peat, Rachel Barrowman, C K Stead,  Vincent O’Sullivan and Owen Marshall.

Further information and how to apply: Michael King Writer’s Fellowship.

Applications close on 10 March 2017.

The Berlin Writer’s Residency

Creative New Zealand’s Berlin Writer’s Residency enables an  established writer to work on an approved project for up to eleven months in Berlin, Germany. The residency includes travel to and accommodation in Berlin, a monthly stipend and incidentals.

Previous recipients include Hinemoana Baker, Ian Wedde, Kate Camp, James McNeish, Lloyd Jones, Tim Corballis, Philip Temple, Kapka Kassabova, Tina Shaw and Sarah Quigley.

Further information and how to apply: Berlin Writer’s Residency

Applications close on 10 March 2017.