WestWords Varuna — Western Sydney Emerging Writers’ Residential Program

The WestWords Varuna Western Sydney Residential Program offers the opportunity of a six-day residency at Varuna, mentored by editor Elena Gomez from Text Publishing.


This residency is open to emerging fiction writers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, who are able to demonstrate a strong and recent connection to the Greater Western Sydney region. The program will run from 2nd to 8th October 2017.

The residency is limited to only four participants and includes a mix of one-on-one mentorships and consultations with Elena Gomez, private writing time, social time for unstructured conversation, and six nights' accommodation at Varuna, including all meals.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 8 August 2017.

For more information, please visit link HERE.