If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander writer, this fellowship is for you!
black&write! grants two fellowships each year for unpublished manuscripts by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander writers.
black&write! is supported by the Arts Council of Australia, and are working with publishing partner, Hachette Australia.
According to the State Library of Queensland website the two winners will each receive:
- $10,000 prize money
- manuscript development with black&write!
- publication opportunity with Hachette Australia
There is no entry fee and it is open to both unpublished and previously published authors.
Past winners of the black&write! prize include Lisa Fuller for Washpool, Tania Crampton-Larking for Brightest Wil, and many more.
According to the State Library of Queensland website, the types of manuscripts they will consider include: adult fiction, young adult fiction, short story collection, poetry collection and children’s book manuscripts.
Entries for the fellowship close Monday 1 February 2021.
To find out more and to enter, visit the State Library of Queensland website.