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Mascara Bundanon Writer’s Residency shortlist announced

Mascara Literary Review has announced the shortlist for the inaugural Mascara Bundanon Writer’s Residency.

The four shortlisted writers are:

  • Timmah Ball
  • Isabelle Li
  • Luke Patterson
  • Saba Vasefi.

The winner receives a two week residency at Bundanon, a stipend of $1,000 and a manuscript reading to be arranged with Ultimo Press.

The residency is for First Nations and culturally and linguistically diverse writers ‘with an innovative project that pushes their writing craft into new expressive and conceptual territory’. Judges Declan Fry and Brian Castro selected the shortlist from applications spanning poetry, fiction, nonfiction and graphic fiction.

The winner will be announced Monday, 2 August. For more information about the shortlistees, see the Mascara website.


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