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Cove Park / Varuna Residency Exchange 2024-2025
Deadline: Mon 4 Mar 2024
Published writers who are also former Cove Park residents or Associates are invited to apply for a funded 4-week residency at Varuna – The National Writers’ House of Australia in autumn 2025.

The Cove Park/Varuna Residency Exchange Programme was launched in 2019 to create new international opportunities for writers connected to Cove Park and Varuna. It offers four-week funded residencies for published writers and former residents of both organisations. We are pleased to confirm this programme will continue in 2024 and 2025 with ongoing support from The Bridge Awards.

Key Points:
- The writer will receive a total residency fee of £2,000 (£500 per week) and a travel allowance of up to £1,150. Please note, meals are provided by Varuna.
- The residency is designed to support research and the development of new writing.
- Varuna and Cove Park will support research and practical requirements leading up to and during the residency.
- The writer will be invited to participate in the Blue Mountain Book Festival at the during the residency.

Who Can Apply:
- Published writers who are former Cove Park residents and members of Cove Park’s Associates programme are eligible to apply.
- Writers with experience of presenting work at writers' festivals.

Residency Dates: 13 October to 10 November 2025

Find out more here.

The deadline is Monday 04 March 2024 at 17:00.

Additional Information:
Location:
Australia
Region(s):
International

Contact Information:
Organisation:
Cove Park
Contact Name:
Alex Marrs
Contact Email:
alex@covepark.org
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