Monday, September 12, 2011

Established and mid-career New Zealand writers are invited to apply for the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship 2012.

The Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship, previously known as the New Zealand Post Mansfield Prize, is one of New Zealand's longest-standing and most prestigious literary opportunities.
The fellowship offers a residency of at least six month in Menton, France and NZ$75,000. The support of the city of Menton enables a New Zealand author to work at the Villa Isola Bella where Katherine Mansfield lived and wrote during the latter part of her life.

Established in 1970, there have been 42 recipients of this fellowship including: Janet Frame, Michael King, Lloyd Jones, Witi Ihimaera, Vincent O'Sullivan, Bill Manhire, Ian Wedde, Dame Fiona Kidman, Jenny Pattrick, Ken Duncum and the 2011 recipient Chris Price.
This is an initiative of the Winn-Manson Menton Trust and is administered by Creative New Zealand. The Trust gratefully acknowledges a $25,000 grant from the New Zealand/France Friendship Fund towards the residency.
For more information on how to apply for The Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship please download the call for applications [].
Applications close at 5pm on Friday 14 October 2011.

For more information on the applying for the Fellowship please contact Felicity Birch, Arts Adviser on or call (04) 498 0735

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