Creative NZ Louis Johnson New Writer’s Bursary recipient announced
Emma Hislop has been named the recipient of of Creative New Zealand’s 2021 Louis Johnson New Writer’s Bursary, valued at NZ$11,000 (A$10,200).
Hislop is a Taranaki-based writer whose work has been published in literary journals Sport, Hue+Cry, Takahe, Ika 4, Oranui and Turbine. She will use her bursary to work on on a short story collection.
The annual Louis Johnson New Writer’s Bursary provides a stipend that enables a published writer or playwright at an early stage of their career to create a new work. The previous recipient of the bursary was Oscar Upperton in 2019.
For more information about Louis Johnson New Writer’s Bursary, see the Creative NZ website.