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Varuna Residential Fellowships for Writers & Illustrators 2018

Applications open on 16 June 2017 and close 30 July 2017.

Varuna the National Writers House invites writers and illustrators from across Australia to apply for a Varuna Residential Fellowship.

A Varuna Residential Fellowship offers writers and illustrators working across a wide range of literary genres and forms the gift of uninterrupted time and to develop a new work in an inspiring environment and a collegial atmosphere.

Fellowships include full board and accommodation including a private writing studio at Varuna the National Writers House in the world heritage Blue Mountains region of NSW.

Varuna assesses applications on merit and clarity of work plan and encourages writers from diverse backgrounds and at all stages of their career development to apply.

Varuna will award thirty Fellowships in 2017 with residencies of two or three weeks available to be taken between January and end of May 2018.

The quiet was the most crucial thing and the windows and the bookshelves, and the access to local walks. Dinners were wonderful! An excellent system of self-serve during the day and fantastic home cooked shared meal at night.

For full details of the program and to apply, please visit www.varuna.com.au email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone: (02) 4782 5674.

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