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Young Writer in Residence

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Job details

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust
31 Jul 2022
National, Otago
Work type
Awards, grants & residencies
Work classification
Literature & Publishing


The residency (11 September - 7 October 2022) is open to New Zealand writers aged 18-35. Return travel from within NZ and a stipend of $3600 is included. Applications are welcomed from writers working in any genre or style. The writer will also present an event within the 2022 NZYWF (29 September - 2 October), with the festival covering additional associated event expenses. Power and internet are provided in addition to the accommodation. Dunedin is a UNESCO City of Literature and has a warm and welcoming community that supports writers and writing. 2022 will be the eighth NZYWF which is produced by the Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust. The residency has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Robert Lord Cottage Trust, and Creative New Zealand.

Other NZYWF opportunities listed: Guest Curator; Content Presenters

How to apply

Email your application and/or and questions to Gareth McMillan including a short proposal detalling what you would hope to achieve during the residency and how this would assist our development as a writer.
Please include information regarding what you would present at an event in the NYWF. This might be work/work in progress developed during the residency, existing work, or an entirely separate event. This will need to be confirmed before the residency begins to meet our promotional deadlines
Pease attach a brief personal bio as well. Succinct supporting material may be included.

Written by

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

1 Jul 2022

Interests Facilitating the development and presentation of innovative and experimental art in all art forms via a high profile annual, open-access, festival.