Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Friday, July 07, 2017
Applications for CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants 2017 close in two weeks
Have you applied for one of four 2017
CLNZ/NZSA $5,000 Research Grants? If you haven’t, you still have time -
applications close Friday 21 July 2017.
In support of New Zealand writers who wish to
undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project, the 2017 Copyright
Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) Research
Grants are open now.
of $5,000 each are available.
Three of the grants are Open Research Grants
and the fourth, the Stout Research Centre Grant, includes the $5,000 plus a
valuable six-week residential fellowship at the Stout Research Centre (SRC) at
Victoria University of Wellington. Giving writers the ability to read and research
more, with access to library resources and journal databases that may otherwise
be inaccessible, the Stout Research Centre Grant offers a dynamic environment
to ensure the quality of research.
In 2017, as in previous years, priority will
be given to projects of national or significant local interest and/or those
that add significantly to the field or genre on a subject.