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2022 Creative New Zealand Randell Cottage Writing Fellowship

Job details

Randell Cottage Writers Trust
5 Nov 2021
Work type
Awards, grants & residencies
Work classification
Literature & Publishing


Applications are now open for the 2022 Creative New Zealand Randell Cottage Writing Fellowship. The fellowship comprises six months of accommodation in a restored colonial
cottage and a stipend currently set at $27,450. It will run from 1 April 2022 to 30 September 2022 and is advertised subject to confirmation of CNZ funding.

We’re looking for writers whose work has already been published or performed and well received. We particularly want to hear from mid-career and Māori and Pasifika writers. 

Your proposal may be in any genre, including:

Children’s writing
Other literary non-fiction
Writing on arts topics

We know that mid-career is a broad and elastic term. For us it covers
writers who may have published one or two or even three books, writers
who may have had a significant body of well-received work (such as
essays, poems and short stories) published on websites, in journals or
anthologies or performed either locally or internationally, and who may
have appeared at international literary festivals. We're looking for the
writer who is no longer “emerging” but isn’t quite yet “established”
and to whose career this residency would represent a significant boost.


How to apply

Visit the application pages
of our website, download and complete the application form and send it,
along with copies of your proposal, CV, and a sample of work in
progress to 

The Randell Cottage Writers Trust 

(New Zealand Residency Applications)  

PO Box 25 204

Wellington 6140

by 5 November 2020.

Written by

Randell Cottage

27 Sep 2021