The Next Chapter mentors announced
The recipients of the 2019 Next Chapter grants for developing writers, each worth $15,000, have been matched with their mentors, who will work with them over 12 months to help connect them with publishers and readers.
The mentors are:
- Ali Cobby Eckermann will mentor memoirist, performer and musician Racheal Oak Butler
- Chloe Hooper will mentor writer and community lawyer Sam Elkin
- Arnold Zable will mentor memoirist Arthur Bolkas
- Rebecca Giggs will mentor essayist Dan Hogan
- Alice Pung will mentor memoirist Faina Iligoga
- Melissa Lucashenko will mentor young adult fiction writer Jasmin McGaughey
- Romaine Moreton will mentor poet Lorna Munro
- Sally Morgan will mentor comedic fantasy writer Jasper Wyld
- Ellen van Neerven and Tusiata Avia will mentor poet and critic Meleika Gesa-Fatafehi
- Duncan Campbell will provide translation advice and assistance to fiction writer Grace Lee.
For more information, see the Next Chapter website.
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