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2017 WestWords Varuna writers in residence announced

Western Sydney youth literature centre WestWords has announced the recipients of the 2017 Western Sydney Residential Program, run in partnership with Varuna, the Writers House in the Blue Mountains.

This year’s writers in residence are Rawah Arjah, Chad Modernel, Omar Sakr and Stephan Pham.

The writers receive a six-day residency at Varuna running from 2-8 October, and a one-on-one mentorship/consultation with Text Publishing editor Elena Gomez.

The WestWords Varuna Western Sydney Residential Program aims to offer Western Sydney emerging fiction, poetry and narrative non-fiction writers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds the opportunity to develop a current project.

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