2016 Peter Blazey Fellowship now closed

The award recipient will be announced at the Faculty of Arts Literary Awards event at the Melbourne Writers Festival on Saturday 22 August, 5.30pm at ACMI.

The Peter Blazey Fellowship was established to honour the memory of Peter Blazey - journalist, author and gay activist - and has been made available through the generosity of Clive Blazey and Tim Herbert, brother and partner of Peter Blazey.Peter Blazey, image courtesy of Tim Herbert

The Fellowship is awarded annually to writers in the non-fiction fields of biography, autobiography and life writing and is intended to further a work in progress. Applications will be judged on literary merit, and the winner will be supported in his or her work by a prize of approximately $15,000, and a one-month writer-in-residency at the Australian Centre.