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Copyright Agency First Nations Fellowship

Each year, five fellowships, including accommodation, all meals, travel expenses and manuscript consultations, are awarded to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers from anywhere in Australia.

This fellowship program is open to writers of all genres of fiction, narrative non-fiction, poetry, children’s books, graphic novels, dramatic/screen writing, writing for radio, translation, essays or short fiction. Submissions in language are welcomed.

The fellowship week also includes professional development opportunities, including one-on-one mentoring session, and a half day group workshop .

Key dates

For 2021 fellowships, applications open mid-October 2020 and will close mid-December 2020.