2018 NSW Writer’s Fellowship

Applications close 21 August 2017

The NSW Writer’s Fellowship is offered by the State Government in partnership with Varuna, The National Writers’ House to enable a professional writer to undertake a self-directed program of professional development.

The Fellowship is open to writers of fiction, literary non-fiction, children’s and young adult literature, poetry, graphic novels, literary digital and new media work and writing for performance.

Who can apply?

  • To be eligible to apply, you must identify as a professional writer;
  • be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident; and
  • a NSW resident.

The Writer’s Fellowship is valued at $30,000 and includes an optional residency at Varuna, the National Writers’ House.

Applicants are required to read the Arts and Cultural Development Program Guidelines (PDF 1.5MB) before applying.

To apply for funding through this Fellowship program you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form on the Create NSW online application system.


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