Friday, June 16, 2017

Varuna Fellowships 2018

Varuna Residential Fellowships for Writers & Illustrators 201814 June  2017

Dear WA
Applications open on 16 June 2017 and close 30 July 2017

Varuna the National Writers House invites writers and illustrators from across Australia to apply for a Varuna Residential Fellowship.

A Varuna Residential Fellowship offers writers and illustrators working across a wide range of literary genres and forms the gift of uninterrupted time and to develop a new work in an inspiring environment and a collegial atmosphere.

Fellowships include full board and accommodation including a private writing studio at Varuna the National Writers House in the world heritage Blue Mountains region of NSW.

Varuna assesses applications on merit and clarity of work plan and encourages writers from diverse backgrounds and at all stages of their career development to apply.

Varuna will award thirty Fellowships in 2017 with residencies of two or three weeks available to be taken between January and end of May 2018.

The quiet was the most crucial thing and the windows and the bookshelves, and the access to local walks. Dinners were wonderful! An excellent system of self-serve during the day and fantastic home cooked shared meal at night.
For full details of the program and to apply, please visit email: or phone: (02) 4782 5674
Closing Date for applications: 30 July 2017

Varuna - the National Writers House
Eleanor Dark Foundation Ltd
141 Cascade St (PO Box 907)
Katoomba NSW 2780
Phone: (02) 4782 5674

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