Visiting Writer – Poetry, Fiction or Creative Non Fiction


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Manawatu / Wanganui 



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Full time, Temporary, Contract

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Visiting Writer – Poetry, Fiction or Creative Non Fiction 

School of English and Media Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

This rent-free residency offers writers an opportunity to work closely with staff and students within the School and have sufficient time to develop their own work.

Location:Palmerston North
Term:Fixed Term of 3 Months
Applications close:11:45 p.m. on 24 November 2018

Position overview

Massey University, in conjunction with Palmerston North City Council and Square Edge Community Arts Palmerston North, invites applications to join the School of English & Media Studies as Visiting Writer for a 12-week period from late March, 2019.

The Visiting Writer will receive a salary of NZ$10,000 and rent-free use of a downtown flat. They will have the opportunity to set aside much of this time for their own writing.

The successful candidate will offer one public reading in our ‘Off the Page’ series, give at least one lecture for creative writing students and be available for office hours, as well as organise one or more community-oriented arts events (such as workshops or readings) that make a significant contribution to the arts.

For more information, and the link to the application form, please go to the Visiting Artist page on the School of English and Media Studies website, or contact Anne Meredith:

Applications close 24 November 2018

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Massey University Manawatu,Auckland and Wellington Campus
New Zealand

Phone: 0800 627 739
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