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2022 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition Now Open

Writers Victoria, with the generous support of the Grace Marion Wilson Fund, are delighted to open applications for the 2022 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. Following a brief hiatus in 2021, we are excited to be able to run this valued competition once again and to highlight the work of outstanding emerging Victorian Writers. …

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2022 Grace Marion Wilson Writeability Fellowships

Writers Victoria invites writers with disability throughout Victoria to apply for a  2022 Writeability Fellowship. Five fellowships are available again this year, thanks to the generosity of the Grace Marion Wilson Trust. Now in its tenth year, our Writeability Fellowships support emerging writers with disability with tailored professional development support such as manuscript assessments, curated programs of …

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Announcing the winners of the 2020 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition

Writers Victoria is delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. Now in its twelfth year, the prize supports emerging Victorian writers. Fiction ‘What a privilege it has been to be trusted with the submissions for this year’s Grace Marion Wilson Short Story Prize,’ said Alice Robinson, judge of the Fiction …

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Applications Open – 2020 Regional Small Grants

Regional writing groups, literary organisations and arts organisations in Victoria are able to apply for grants of $880 to subsidise literary activities in their area, thanks to the support of the Grace Marion Wilson Trust. Applicants must be current regional members of Writers Victoria (in the non-profit organisation or regional writers’ group membership category), and …

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Announcing the winners of the 2019 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition

Writers Victoria is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. Now in its eleventh year, the prize supports emerging Victorian writers. Fiction “Reading the fiction entries to the Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition has been a privilege and a pleasure,” said Enza Gandolfo, judge of the Fiction …

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2018 GMW Write-ability Fellows Announced

For six years Write-ability, in partnership with the Grace Marion Wilson Trust, has supported writers with disability through the Write-ability Fellowship program, giving five writers the opportunity to receive one-on-one support for their writing project through tailored professional development such as manuscript assessments, mentoring and curated programs of craft workshops.  This year’s judges noted that it was extremely difficult to make …

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2018 GMW Glenfern Fellows Announced

Since 2007, Writers Victoria has offered writers the use of a Glenfern writers’ studio for a period of three months, thanks to the support of the Readings Foundation (from 2007 to 2014) and the Grace Marion Wilson Trust (since 2009). The Fellowships give authors the time and space to write, as well as the opportunity …

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2018 GMW Emerging Writers Competition Winners

Writers Victoria is thrilled to announce the finalists of the 2018 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competitions. Fiction The Fiction category was judged by writer and editor Thuy On. Thuy was impressed by the high quality of the submissions, reporting that they “offer eclectic experiences and wide-ranging bursts of emotion from the city to the …

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2018 GMW Emerging Writers Competitions

For information on Glenfern Fellowships click here   Writers Victoria is pleased to announce that applications open Tuesday, 1 May for the tenth Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. Short story or creative non-fiction submissions of between 2,000 and 3,000 words are being accepted from emerging Victorian writers with no more than three stories or …

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