First recipients of Writers Victoria’s women of colour development series announced
The inaugural recipients of Writers Victoria’s opportunities for women writers of colour and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have been announced.
The recipients of bursaries to attend Writers Victoria workshops are:
- Maxime Banks
- Dawn Nguyen
- Amani Gunawardana
- Christine Sun
Writers offered paid commissions to write pieces for upcoming issues of The Victorian Writer are:
- CB Mako
- Devana Shivani Senanayake
As previously reported by Books+Publishing, Writers Victoria announced the program earlier this year. The program, which is funded by an anonymous donation, ‘aims to reduce barriers and increase publication and professional development opportunities for women of colour in Victoria’.
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