Love the idea of wandering through the National Library of Australia’s collections PLUS $10,000 to support a creative writing project?
Yes? Then you’ll want to get cracking on an application for the National Library of Australia Creative Arts Fellowship (Writing) 2018.
From the NLA website:
The Fellowship offers a grant to support Australian writers, working in any literary genre, to undertake an intensive period of creative development at the Library, using the rich and varied collections as inspiration or to incorporate or transform sources into new creative work.
The Fellow undertakes a minimum four-week residency at the Library.
The Fellow will receive during the residency:
- $10,000, which can be used as a stipend for travel support and accommodation or for project expenses
- Special access to collections and staff expertise
- Access to office facilities and a personal workstation
- Copies of collection materials (within reasonable limits and according to access conditions)
Fellows become part of the Library’s community of staff, researchers and friends.
If you just squealed with excitement, then you should apply!
Applications close Friday 28 July 2017.
Find out more information and how to apply by visiting the NLA website.