Tuesday, October 30, 2012
REMINDER OF THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE BUDDLE FINDLAY SARGESON FELLOWSHIP
Applications close this Friday 2nd November for the Buddle Findlay Sargeson Fellowship for 2013, the 110th anniversary of Sargeson’s birth. The fellowship provides for a talented published New Zealand writer to write full-time in residence at the Sargeson Centre, adjacent to the University of Auckland, with an annual stipend of NZ$40,000. For application forms and queries go to www.buddlefindlay.com/who-we-are/buddle-findlay-sargeson-fellowship
Janet Frame was the first Sargeson Fellow and among recent recipients have been Emily Perkins, Paula Morris, Sue Orr, Julian Novitz and Charlotte Grimshaw.
Sargeson mentored many of New Zealand’s leading writers, including Graeme Lay, seen here speaking at this month’s open day at Frank’s house in Takapuna, the country’s oldest literary museum.