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black&write! Fellowships

Date: Thu January 31 2019 12:00 am to Thu January 31 2019 11:59 pm

Applications for the 2019 black&write! Fellowships are now open! Entries must be submitted before 5pm on Thursday 31 January 2019.

black&write! Writing Fellowships

Two winners will each receive:

  • $10,000 prize money
  • Manuscript development with black&write! 
  • Publication opportunity with Hachette Australia

Fellowship recipients will be expected to work co-operatively with the black&write! editors through to the completion of their manuscripts.

Who can enter?

The black&write! Fellowships are open to all writers (published and unpublished) of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent currently living in Australia. The Fellowships are open to adult fiction, young adult fiction, short story collection, poetry collection and children’s book manuscripts. Entries must include a Confirmation of Aboriginality Form/ Letter of Confirmation with a common seal from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander incorporated community organisation. There is no entry fee.

Please download and read the Entry Guidelines document  (PDF 159.4 KB) for the full conditions of entry.

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