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Mildura Writers Festival seeks inaugural writer in residence

The Mildura Writers Festival is inviting writers ‘working in any genre’ to apply for its inaugural writers festival residency.

The 2015 Mildura Writers Festival Residency will be located in Mildura, Victoria, and will run between 1 and 31 July 2015. Writers are asked to outline a project that will ‘enhance the regional or national cultural landscape’ as part of the application process.

The successful applicant will receive accommodation in the town for the month, an honorarium of $1000, petrol vouchers for return driving from Melbourne, Sydney or Adelaide and for local driving, access to all Mildura Writers Festival events, some sponsored meals and access to local locations and groups.

The writer will be expected to ‘make significant progress on a project of his or her choice’, write blog entries, host a workshop and attend the Mildura Writers Festival between 16 and 19 July as a special guest.

Applications are due by 20 January 2015.

For more information visit the Mildura Writers Festival website here.


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