Varuna Residency

Varuna Writers Residency

Applications for a New Zealand Writer to go to Varuna in late September 2022 for a four week residency are now open.
See here for more information and an the application form.

New Zealand’s literary exchange with Australia is available through a partnership between Varuna Writers House in New South Wales, Australia and the Michael King Writers Centre.

Kate Mildenhall has been announced as the recipient of the inaugural New Zealand residency exchange, an international residency program held by Varuna, the National Writers’ House in collaboration with the Michael King Writers Centre in Auckland.

The four-week residency exchange will take place in October 2022.

Varuna said the ‘standard of applications for this exchange program was very competitive’. The shortlisted applicants Anwen Crawford, Michelle Cahill and Warren Ward were highly commended by the judges.

The Varuna International Writers Residency Program is supported by the Australian Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. For more information about the program, see the Varuna website.

Kate Mildenhall: 2022 Australian Residency Exchange 894 894 Michael King Writers Centre

Kate Mildenhall: 2022 Australian Residency Exchange

Kate is the much-acclaimed author of the novels Skylarking (Black Inc.) and The Mother Fault (S&S). The Mother Fault was longlisted for the 2021 ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year and shortlisted for the…

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