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Applications open for Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli Fellowship for Writers

Centre for Stories’ Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli Fellowship for Writers is in its second year, supported by generous donors Baden Offord, John Ryan, Christopher Macfarlane and Centre for Stories’ founders John and Caroline Wood.

Open Australia-wide to mid-career writers, the fellowship is awarded to someone in recognition of their literary achievements and commitment to humanity demonstrated through their active participation and engagement in social justice issues. Applicants must be under the age of 40 and identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA+, living with a disability, or culturally and linguistically diverse.

The $12,000 fellowship will include a workspace at Centre for Stories in Northbridge, WA; access and use of Centre for Stories library, workshops, events and resources; and will cover interstate airfare travel costs.

The fellowship will take place over any three-month period prior to June 2023.

ABOUT MARIA PALLOTTA-CHIAROLLI: Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli has gained national and international recognition as a writer, researcher, lecturer and consultant in the issues of cultural diversity, gender diversity, sexual diversity, family diversity, HIV/AIDS, and social diversity in health and education, with a specific focus on adolescence and young people.

Closing date: Monday 3 October 2022.

To view the full guidelines and to apply, visit the Centre for Stories website.


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