Poetry Shelf noticeboard: Verb Wellington Writer’s Residency with Katherine Mansfield House & Garden

When: The residency period is Sunday 17 October (arrive this day to settle in) until Monday 8 November (check out of accommodation).

What: You will receive a $3,000NZD stipend to cover food and other incidental expenses over your three-week stay. From Monday to Friday during each of the three weeks, you will have use of a small, private office space with access to Wifi and basic kitchen facilities at Katherine Mansfield House & Garden. You will have warm, sunny, self-catering Airbnb accommodation located close to the Botanic Gardens and within walking distance to Katherine Mansfield House & Garden and the CBD. 

Required: You will be required to do up to two public events while in Wellington for the residency (one event may be within the Verb Writers Festival which is 3 – 7 November) and to attend one welcome dinner and farewell event. 

Travel: Aotearoa authors will need to cover the cost of domestic travel to Wellington. 

Application requirements: Before you begin, please be aware that to complete the registration you will need to attach a 10-page sample of work with 1.5 line spaces and in 12-point font. You will also need to attach a maximum 2-page CV. 

Application fee: We charge $10NZD per application. We are a Charitable Trust and this amount means we cover the costs of administration for the residency.

Deadlines: applications open on Friday 11 June and close Friday 9 July. The successful applicant will be notified by Monday 26 July.

full details here

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