2012 Young Writers-In-Residence
Applications for 2012 Young Writer-In-Residence must be post marked on or before 5pm, Friday, 17th August 2012
Three Positions are available for the week of Sun 18 Nov – Tue 27 Nov 2012
Three Young Writers, up to the age of twenty-five years, will be selected for a 10-day residency at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre, Greenmount. The residents will receive a salary of $650 and be given writing space and time to concentrate on, develop or complete a work in progress. The writer will also be invited to participate in Katharine Susannah Prichard (KSP) Writers' Centre activities.
The Selection Committee will be looking for a talented young writers able to show application to the craft of writing. It is expected that the writers will have some published material in the print, visual or broadcast media. Ideally, applicants should be working towards achieving their first major full-length publication. Applicants may conduct a workshop at the Centre during their residency. If the applicant wishes to do so full support will be given to that endeavour by the Centre. However, applicants who do not want to present a workshop will NOT be penalised.
2013 Established Writer-In-Residence
Applications for 2013 Established Writer in Residence must be post marked on or before, Friday, 27th July 2012 (pending funding)
Full-time period of four (4) weeks, or equivalent part time. Salary: $3500.
The Established Writer-in-Residence should have achieved major publication and have demonstrated a commitment towards furthering the status and practice of writing among his/her peers and the community in general. Experience in preparation for and conducting of workshops and seminars is desirable.
2013 Emerging Writer-In-Residence
Applications for 2012 Emerging Writer in Residence must be post marked on or before Friday 24th August 2012 (pending funding)
Three positions, dependent on funding.
Full-time period of four (4) weeks, or equivalent part time. Salary: $2250.
Emerging does not mean beginner. Preference for one position will be given to a WA regional writer or a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse writer.
The Selection Committee will be looking for talented writers able to show application to the craft of writing. It is expected that selected writers will have some published material, in the print, visual or broadcast media. Ideally, applicants should be working towards achieving their first major full-length publication.
The residency program for Emerging- and Established Writers-in-Residence is open to artists from all over the world, however the Young Writers-in-Residence should be local and under 25.
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