NZSA Youth Mentorship Seeks Applicants

New Zealand Society Of Authors

Job details

2 Apr 2013
Work type
Work classification
Literature & Publishing, Performing Arts


Three lucky secondary school students are being given the opportunity to work with three of New Zealand’s best professional authors in order to hone their writing skills and develop their craft.

The NZSA Youth Mentoring Programme is offered annually to three secondary school students (15-18) nationally and the mentorships are hotly contested. The intent of the programme is to foster and develop emerging writing talent with the support of established authors.

The NZSA has run a highly successful mentoring programme for writers since 1999 and it is sponsored by Creative New Zealand.

Forms are available on our website: Or email:

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Key skills

Enthusiasm, writing skills and committment to the craft of writing.

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NZ Society of Authors

21 Feb 2013

The NZ Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) is the principal advocate for the professional interests of New Zealand's writers. Protecting basic rights to freedom of expression, working to improve income and conditions, promoting New Zealand writing and literary culture.