Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship

The Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship supports Australian writers of biography, and extends to include a writer who is working on an aspect of cultural or social history that is compatible with Hazel’s interest areas.. The Fellowship awards $10,000 to assist with travel and research.

Applications for the 2016 Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship will open in November, 2015.

The 2015 Fellowship winner was announced at Adelaide Writers Week. Caroline Baum will use the $10,000 Fellowship to write a biography of Lucie Dreyfus (1870-1945).

The 2014 Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship was awarded to Maxine Beneba Clarke who will work on part two of her proposed autobiography, ‘The Hate Race’ – a memoir about growing up black in white middle-class Australia.

The 2013 Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship was awarded to Stephany Steggall who is writing a biography of Thomas Keneally, Booker Prize winner for Schindler’s Ark.

The 2012 winner, Mary Hoban, worked on a biography of Julia Arnold (nee Sorell, 1826-1888).

The Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship is supported by the Hazel Rowley Literary Fund; a sub-fund of Australian Communities Foundation.

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