Bayswater Café Residency

Bayswater Café Residency is a writer-in-residence program funded by the City of Bayswater. This program will support two writers to undertake a writing residency at Drip Expresso for a total of 12 days over a four-to six-week period. This project aims to support local writers to develop their craft and produce new work, and to make writers visible to the general public.

Writers will receive a $400 stipend for their participation, as well as support from Centre for Stories’ staff. There will also be the possibility of publishing and editorial opportunities.

This program is open to prose and poetry writers. We particularly encourage application from writers who identify as culturally and linguistically diverse, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA+, living with disability, or as being from a refugee, asylum seeker or migrant background. Participation is not exclusive to City of Bayswater residents. We encourage writers from across Perth to apply.

Applications open 5 April 2021 and close on 23 April 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

Project guidelines can be downloaded here, and application form here. Please get in touch with any questions or concerns at: info@centreforstories.com

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