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Call for submissions for Commercial Fiction Fellowship for First Nation Writers

Harlequin Australia at HarperCollinsPublishers has partnered with Flinders University and Writers SA to offer a commercial fiction fellowship for First Nations Writers.

The fellowship offers a First Nations writer a 12-month mentorship with Jo Mackay, Publisher at Harlequin; associate status at Flinders University; a writing residency at Writers SA; and a stipend of $3500. At Flinders, the Fellow will enjoy full access to libraries and resources and the support of Dr Amy Matthews, Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing.

The fellowship is open to First Nations writers nationally. Submissions close 1 May 2019 with winners announced July 2019. The fellowship will run from August 2019 to August 2020.

For guidelines on how to submit, please visit the website.


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