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Magabala announces recipients of 2021 scholarships

Magabala Books has announced the six recipients of its 2021 Creative Development Scholarships. The scholarships provide recipients with the support to complete creative development projects throughout 2022.

The six recipients are:

  • Natalie Davey, who will undertake a creative writer’s residency in Broome to work on two manuscripts under development
  • Elijah Money, who will receive creative development fees to purchase digital materials to support his visual art and design practice
  • Aunty Kerry Bulloojeeno Archibald Moran, who will continue work on her kinship stories from Silver City Aboriginal Reserve with an editorial mentor
  • Casey Mulder, who will undertake an editing mentorship at Night Parrot Press
  • Teela Reid, who will undertake a creative writer’s residency in Bundjalung Country to progress manuscripts under development
  • Marjorie Nunga Williams, who will undertake a children’s picture book mentorship.

Established in 2012, the Magabala Creative Development Scholarships support emerging creators to undertake professional development relating to writing, illustration and storytelling.

Magabala also recently announced Sue McPherson and Charmaine Papertalk Green as the recipients of the 2021 mid-career fellowship. For more information, see Magabala’s website.

Pictured: (top row, L–R) Casey Mulder, Elijah Money, Aunty Kerry Bulloojeeno Archibald Moran; (bottom row, L–R) Marjorie Nunga Williams, Natalie Davey, Teela Reid.


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