Throughout its 35-year history, this prestigious national literary award has offered writers the chance to focus on
their craft full-time, while working in the historic Sargeson Centre and receiving a $20,000 stipend provided to
the Fellow/Fellows. Any published New Zealand writer living either in New Zealand or overseas is eligible to apply for the fellowship.

Applications close on 15 October 2021, with the tenure due to start on 1 February 2022 and last until 30
September 2021. Further information on the Fellowship is available here.

Any queries can be directed to Elizabeth Bennie at or on +64 9 375 2393. Learn more about Murray and Lane’s work during the fellowship here.


'The thirty-five of us were in the country of dream-merchants, and strange things were bound to happen.' - Anne Kennedy

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