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Taylor, Wasley receive 2022 KSP residencies

The Katharine Susannah Prichard (KSP) Writers’ Centre in the Perth Hills has announced Josephine Taylor as its 2022 Emerging Writer-in-Residence and Sasha Wasley as its Established Writer-in-Residence.

KSP’s residency program provides writers with a salary, promotional exposure and space to work on their creative projects. Both writers will have access to Prichard’s heritage work studio, library services, writing groups and events, in addition to heritage walking trails in nearby John Forrest National Park.

Taylor is an English-born, Perth-based writer, editor and adjunct senior lecturer in writing at Edith Cowan University. Her debut novel Eye of a Rook was published by Fremantle Press in 2021.

Wasley was born and raised in Perth and has a PhD in feminist theory. She is the author of the ‘Daughters of the Outback’ series (Michael Joseph), as well as her latest novel Spring Clean for the Peach Queen (Pantera).

Taylor will undertake her residency in February 2022 and receives a salary of $1000, while Wasley will be at KSP in August 2022 and receives $2000.

For more information about the KSP Writers’ Centre, see the website.

Picture L–R: Taylor, Wasley.


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