Calling all writers – The Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship is now open for applications. The fellowship offers published New Zealand writers the opportunity to write full-time, free from financial pressure with an annual stipend of $20,000 and using the Sargeson Centre adjacent to the University of Auckland. The fellowship usually runs from April to November. Any published New Zealand writer living either in New Zealand or overseas is eligible to apply for the fellowship.

Applications close on Friday 16 October 2020, with the tenure due to begin in April 2021.

Further information on the Fellowship is available here. Any queries can be directed to Elizabeth Bennie at or on +64 9 375 2393.

'NZ literature is such a vast and varied thing' - Pip Adam

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