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The Denmark Arts Varuna Writer’s Fellowship

Varuna Writers House

The Denmark Arts Varuna Writer’s Fellowship for writers in the Great Southern Region of WA or Shire of Manjinup offers:

Two weeks of full board and accommodation at Varuna including:

  • uninterrupted time to write in your own private studio

  • the companionship of your fellow writers

  • all meals, including a chef who comes in each evening to prepare your evening meal

  • one-year membership of Varuna alumni.

The Fellowship also includes $500 towards travel costs. In addition, Varuna will offer a $300 travel subsidy for any successful applicant who holds a valid Health Care Card.

Denmark Arts welcome manuscripts at any stage of development from writers currently living in the Great Southern Region of WA or the Shire of Manjimup who are at any point in their career, and working in any form of literary creation. This includes children’s books, drama, fiction, graphic novels, narrative non-fiction, poetry and screenplays.

Applications for the 2020 Denmark Arts Varuna Writer’s Fellowship is open from Saturday 1 February 2020 and close on Tuesday 31 March 2020.

Entry fee: There is a $25 entry fee to help contribute to administration and reading fees.

The Fellowship can be taken from Monday to Monday between July 1 and December 14 2020, with the exact date to be negotiated between the recipient and Varuna. Attendance at the Blue Mountains Writers’ Festival in the week before your residency may be considered and should be arranged directly with Varuna.

For more information, please visit the websites of Varuna and/or Denmark Arts.

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