Fellowship for Non-Fiction Writing
The Copyright Agency’s Fellowship for Non-Fiction Writing will support an Australian author to develop and create a new work of creative non-fiction writing which will engage with key issues and topics for a broad readership.
The Fellowship will provide sustained support to an Australian writer to create an important work that will connect with readers. Applicants should submit a compelling description of their intended project accompanied by a writing sample to demonstrate their literary merit.
Applications will be accepted for the following genres:
- criticism and review
- arts/science writing
- political analysis
- writing on the environment; and
- other genres which contribute to the national discussion/polemic.
The Fellowship is not intended to support the creation of work for an academic or scholarly purpose and readership.
To be eligible to apply, the author must have a publishing contract in place or a letter of intent to publish from the publisher. This Fellowship will not replace any advance offered under the usual terms of a publishing contract.
The successful applicant will agree to acknowledge the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund in any publication arising from the Fellowship.
Applications are assessed by a panel of independent peers.
One Fellowship will be awarded each year.
For more information visit the Copyright Agency website.