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Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowships

The Wheeler Centre will offer twenty-two writers a fellowship, including a stipend of $1250 and a dedicated workspace in the building over a ten-week period.

In 2024, the Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne will be the major supporter of the Hot Desk Fellowships, funding twenty positions.  

Since 2017, the Just Pretending theatre group has supported an emerging female or non-binary playwright through the Just Pretending Hot Desk Fellowship.  

From 2024, the Readings Foundation will support one Hot Desk Fellowship for an emerging Young Adult writer, in memory of Australian Young Adult author Gabrielle Williams. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 26 February 2024.

To apply you must complete the online application form, which includes a 500-word sample of writing.

For further details, please visit the Wheeler Centre’s website.

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