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black&write! Writing Fellowships

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About

Each year black&write! offers two Fellowships for unpublished manuscripts by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander writers. The winning Fellows work closely with black&write! editors to develop their manuscripts for publication.

Provided by: State Library of Queensland

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Value

Two winners will each receive:

  • $10,000 prize money
  • manuscript development with black&write!
  • publication opportunity with Hachette Australia

Fellowship recipients will be expected to work co-operatively with the black&write! editors through to the completion of their manuscripts.

Eligibility Criteria

The black&write! Writing Fellowships are open to all writers (published and unpublished) of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent currently living in Australia.

The Fellowships are open to fiction, young adult fiction, short story collection, poetry collection and children’s book manuscripts.

Entries must include a Confirmation of Aboriginality Form/ Letter of Confirmation with a common seal from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander incorporated community organisation.

There is no entry fee.

EXPIRED

 

1 December 2020

OPENS

1 February 2021

CLOSES

$10,000 AUD

VALUE

2

NUMBER OFFERED

General

STUDY TYPE

Arts and Recreation

FIELD

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