Monday, December 10, 2012

Berlin Writer’s Residency: call for applications

Applications are invited from established New Zealand writers for the 2013-14 Creative New Zealand Berlin Writer’s Residency.

The 11-month residency offers a stipend of $40,000 and use of the Creative New Zealand apartment in Friedrichshain in former East Berlin.
The residency is open to established writers working in the following literature genres: autobiography/memoir; biography; children’s fiction; creative non-fiction; essays; fiction; graphic novels with a strong literary element; histories; literary criticism or poetry. Applicants must have been resident in New Zealand for at least three years prior to making the application.
Previous recipients include: Sarah Quigley; Tina Shaw; Kapka Kassabova; Philip Temple; Tim Corballis, Lloyd Jones, James McNeish and Kate Camp.

The successful applicant must be able to undertake the residency between September 2013 and August 2014.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday, 22 February 2013.

For further information on how to apply:

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