New Pacific writers' residency in Wellington for 2019

From , 5:00 am on 25 June 2018

New and emerging writers of Pacific descent are being encouraged to apply for a new three month residency in New Zealand for three months next year.

Victoria University of Wellington's International Institute of Modern Letters is offering a Pasifika Writer's Residency in collaboration with Creative New Zealand for Pacific writers of all genres.

The successful applicant, individual or group, will be offered a writing space, mentor and a stipend of $NZ15,000.

The Institute's senior lecturer, Emily Perkins, told Sara Vui-Talitu that applications close at the end of July.

Emily Perkins

Emily Perkins Photo: supplied