Applications open for 2024 French residency

Cottage with garden in frontThe French Embassy, in partnership with the Randell Cottage Writers Trust, invites applications for next year’s residency in Randell Cottage, due to run from January to May 2024.

It is open to published writers who are French nationals or those who have at least five years’ residence qualifications. The residency comes with a monthly stipend and reimbursement of airfare costs to and from Wellington up to a set limit.

Full specifications are available on the Embassy’s website:

Randell Cottage, résidence d’écriture – Appel à candidatures pour 2024

Applications close on 30 June 2023.

To see more about past writers who have enjoyed their time at Randell Cottage, see the articles from the French writers.  You can also read more about Randell Cottage and its history here.