Kate Challis RAKA Award 2015, Peter Blazey Fellowship 2016 and Dinny O'Hearn Fellowship 2016 open for application

The following awards are now open for applications

Kate Challis RAKA Award 2015

The award of $20,000 (approx.) will be offered to the best book of poems already published and written in English by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

For more information please see the Faculty of Arts Kate Challis RAKA Award web page.

Applications close 1 July 2015

Peter Blazey Fellowship 2016

The award of $15,000 (approx.) and a one-month writer-in-residency at the Australian Centre is for writers in the non-fiction fields of biography, autobiography and life writing and is intended to further a work in progress.

For more information please see the Faculty of Arts Peter Blazey Fellowship web page.

Applications close 15 July 2015

Dinny O'Hearn Fellowship 2016

The award of $5,000 (approx.) and a residency at the Australian Centre is awarded to emergent Australian writers (25 years and under) of fiction, poetry or drama.

For more information please see the Faculty of Arts Dinny O'Hearn Fellowship web page

Applications close 15 July 2015

The recipients will be announced on Saturday 22 August at the Australian Centre and Faculty of Arts Literary Awards, Melbourne Writers Festival, ACMI.