2015 New Zealand Society of Authors Peter and Dianne Beatson Fellowship

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Deadline for applications is: 24 August 2015


Annual award of $7,000.

The award is open to writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama who are members of the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) and who are currently working on a new project.
The Fellowship may not be held concurrently with another literary grant. If at the time of selection, the successful applicant has been awarded one, the NSZA Peter and Dianne Fellowship will go to the next shortlist.
Selection Panel Criteria

The Selection panel will take into consideration how the award will be used in relation to the project which the applicant will be working on during the fellowship. The project will show a high level of literary merit and national significance

Aspects of the project taken into account will include style genre, content, interpretation of theme, level of the subject matter, commercial viability, and the current stage of the project.

The panel may consider any other factors deemed appropriate.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must be members of the NZ Society of Authors. More information below, or email the national office.

NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship Application form 2015

NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship information 2015

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