Applications for the New Zealand writer in residence at the Randell Cottage close on the first Friday in November each year, and the announcement is made in December. The residency is from July to December. The French writer applies through the French government and is in residence from January to June. The exact dates for the writers’ arrival and departure are decided on negotiation.

Download the application form as a PDF here.

More information about the residency can be found here.

Applications for the 2019 fellowship has now closed.


When will the decision be announced?

The successful applicant will be advised in December of the year of application.

The Trust will arrange a formal public announcement.