In partnership with Create NSW, Byron Writers Festival has launched the Write North Writers’ Group Residency. The Residency, valued at almost $40k, will support a writers’ group of up to four members in a creative residency across seven days from 7-13 September in Byron Shire.
The successful group will receive mentorship from award-winning author Charlotte Wood and further development in the individual writers’ projects towards publication. The mentorship includes workshops, group discussions and consultation sessions. . The residency also includes travel to Byron Bay, accommodation and per diems, plus $10,000 financial support for the successful group to continue their writing development after the residency.
If you’re a mid-career or established writers’ group, this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.
Applications close: 5pm, Monday 27 July
Residency dates: 7 – 14 September 2020
Who can apply?
You must be:
a writers’ group comprised of up to four individuals who are residents in NSW;
Australian citizens or permanent residents;
and over 18.
Specific eligibility requirements for this opportunity:
to be eligible for the Write North Writers’ Group Residency you need to form or be an existing writers group based in NSW. Up to four of your members can be nominated in this application.
preference will be to groups, who amongst them, have two books published through a recognised Australian trade publisher.
Important notice: COVID-19 restrictions and public health orders
As the public health conditions of COVID-19 are dynamic and subject to change at any time, Create NSW will provide the opportunity to vary the program if required to ensure this Residency does not contravene any Public Health Orders that may be in place. Please refer to NSW Government Public Health Orders.