Centre for Stories

Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli Fellowship for Writers – APPLICATIONS OPEN!

Applications are now open for the Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli Fellowship for Writers.

July 19, 2022

Centre for Stories is pleased to announce the second year of the Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli Fellowship for Writers, supported by generous donors Baden Offord, John Ryan, Christopher Macfarlane and Centre for Stories’ founders John and Caroline Wood.

Open to mid-career writers, the fellowship is awarded to someone in recognition of their literary achievements and commitment to humanity demonstrated through their active participation and engagement in social justice issues. Applicants must be under the age of 40 and identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA+, living with a disability, or culturally and linguistically diverse.

The $12,000 fellowship will include a workspace at Centre for Stories in Northbridge, WA; access and use of Centre for Stories library, workshops, events and resources; and will cover interstate airfare travel costs.

The fellowship will take place over any three-month period prior to June 2023.

Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli has gained national and international recognition as a writer, researcher, lecturer and consultant in the issues of cultural diversity, gender diversity, sexual diversity, family diversity, HIV/AIDS, and social diversity in health and education, with a specific focus on adolescence and young people.

Submit your application HERE. Please read the fellowship guidelines before applying.

For enquiries, including questions regarding access needs, get in touch: info@centreforstories.com

Applications close COB Monday 3 October.

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