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.

Applications are now open for the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer’s Residency 2020! Valued at $30,000, the award enables the winner to work on a creative writing project for 3 months at the University of Hawai’i. The deadline is the 31st of March, 2020. Find more details here: https://bit.ly/2UwXzJ3

Congratulations to poet and essayist, Talia Marshall, who has been announced as Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters’ inaugural Emerging Māori Writer in Residence!

   Applications open today for 2018 Shanghai International Writers’ programme New Zealand’s literary exchange with China continues with the call for applications from New Zealand writers to attend the international writers programme run by the Shanghai Writers’ Association for eight weeks in September and October 2018. The successful writer will receive free accommodation in an […]