Warm congratulations to Megan Kitching, recipient of the 2021 Elizabeth Brooke-Carr Emerging Writers Residency! Find out more about Megan, and the residency, on the Caselberg Trust website.

Writers! Applications for the 2021 Creative New Zealand Randell Cottage Writing Fellowship close this Friday, November 6th! Find out how to apply on their website.

October 30 Applications for the Emerging Māori Writer in Residence close on October 30th! This is a wonderful opportunity that will support you to work on your project for 3 months at the start of 2021, with a stipend of $15000. October 31 The Lilian Ida Smith Award closes on October 31. Wellington Poetry Slam […]

A number of opportunities close this month. Find out more details at the links below: The Heritage Literary Awards 2020 close September 11. The poetry award is judged by Teoti Jardine and has a first prize of $200. Entries must somehow relate to the theme of the Christchurch Heritage Festival 2020, which was “Encounter our […]

The 2020 RAK Mason Fellowship, a three-week fellowship in Wairarapa, closes today, August 1st 2020.

You are invited to the launch of Wanting to tell you everything by the late poet Elizabeth Brooke-Carr. The book will be launched at 6pm, Friday 10 July, by Carolyn McCurdie at Dunedin Public Libraries’ Dunningham Suite. Find more details about the event on the Facebook event page. The Caselberg Trust Elizabeth Brooke-Carr Emerging Writers […]

Submissions for Ia Journal close tomorrow! They are also running a residency program, for which you can apply on their website.

The Blackball Writer’s Residency, which invites writers to live and write in the West Coast village of Blackball, closes tomorrow on June 21! The residency should commence before September 1. https://authors.org.nz/blackball-writers-residency-open-for-applications/

Please note that the Creative New Zealand Samoa Artist in Residence 2020, originally closing tomorrow, April 3rd, has been suspended.

An opportunity to spend three weeks at Katherine Mansfield’s birthplace in Wellington while working on your writing. Applications closes March 20, 2020. Find out more at Verb Wellington’s website.