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Writers awarded OzCo international residencies for 2017-18

A number of writers have been awarded international residencies for 2017-18 as part of the Australia Council’s program.

The writers are:

  • Josephine Rowe, to build on her collection of short stories Horse Latitudes at BR Whiting, Rome
  • Kristel Thornell, to research and work on her third novel Savage Nostalgia at BR Whiting, Rome
  • Melissa Ashley, to research and work on her new historical novel The Be and the Orange Tree at Cité International des Arts Studio, Paris
  • Laith McGregor, to explore the work of iconic Finnish artist Tove Jansson at Helsinki International Artist Programme
  • Tessa Rapaprt, to develop a new work ‘exploring Finnish mushroom cultures in relation to Anthropocene discourse, climate change and the nonhuman’ at Helsinki International Artist Programme
  • Michelle Wright, to research and work on her second novel at Keesing Studio, Paris
  • Wayne Macauley, to work on a suite of new short fiction at Keesing Studio, Paris.

For more information about the Australia Council’s international residencies program, click here.


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