WestWords invites applications for the WestWords Western Sydney Emerging Writers Fellowships in Australia in 2022.
The Fellowships are open to emerging writers working in genres including fiction, non-fiction, journalism, poetry, and song lyrics, writing for performance, writing online or new media, and other forms of creative writing. One of the Fellowships will be granted to an emerging writer specifically writing for children and/or young people.
Illustrators with a demonstrated interest in the narrative through visual media may also apply. As part of your Fellowship, you will receive a tailored program of mentorship over a 6-9 month period.
Worth of Award
The programme offers 3 Fellowships of $4,000 each to emerging writers from the Greater Western Sydney region.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong and/or recent connection to the Greater Western Sydney region.
- have been born and raised in Greater Western Sydney
- have lived in Greater Western Sydney for more than 2 years
- have worked in the region for a substantial length of time and within the past 5 years
How to Apply
Submit all applications and questions to: [email protected]
Deadline: The closing date for the WestWords Western Sydney Emerging Writers Fellowships is September 26, 2022.