20 February 2019
Applications open for the $100,000 Creative New Zealand Michael King Writer’s Fellowship
Creative New Zealand is inviting applications for the prestigious Michael King Writer’s Fellowship.
The fellowship is available to established
New Zealand authors of any literary genre
with a significant publication record. It is offered biennially for writers working on a major project
which will take two or more years to complete.
Established in 2003 the Fellowship was named in recognition of the late Michael King for his contribution to literature
and his role in advocating for a major fellowship for New Zealand writers.
Previous recipients are Dr Phillip Norman, Dr Martin Edmond, Elizabeth Knox, Fiona Farrell, Dr Peter Simpson, Peter
Wells, Kate De Goldi, Philip Simpson, Dame Fiona Kidman, Neville Peat, Rachel Barrowman, C K Stead, Vincent O’Sullivan
and Owen Marshall.
Applications close on 29 March 2019.