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Otago Uni announces 2015 fellows

The University of Otago in New Zealand has announced the recipients of its 2015 fellowships for literature and children’s writing. The Robert Burns Fellowship has been awarded to Wellington-based poet Louise Wallace. Wallace said she ‘plans to research conversation in poetry, and create her third collection of poetry based on this’. The six-month Creative New Zealand children’s writer residency has been awarded to children’s writers Jennifer Beck from Auckland and Robyn Belton from Dunedin, who will collaborate on a picture book set in WW1. The fellowships are awarded to artists who are getting established in their chosen fields. To see the full list of arts fellowship winners, click here.

 

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