Visiting Writer – Poetry, Fiction or Creative Non Fiction

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  • Location: Manawatu – Wanganui
  • Date Advertised: 25-SEP-18
  • Job Reference: NZ/A301
  • Job Title: Visiting Writer – Poetry, Fiction or Creative Non Fiction
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School of English and Media Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Palmerston North

Massey University, in conjunction with Palmerston North City Council and Square Edge Community Arts Palmerston North, invites applications to join the School of English and Media Studies as Visiting Writer for a 12-week period from late March, 2019.

The Visiting Writer will receive a salary of NZ$10,000 and rent-free use of a downtown flat. They will have the opportunity to set aside much of this time for their own writing.

The successful candidate will offer one public reading in our ‘Off the Page’ series, give at least one lecture for creative writing students and be available for office hours, as well as organise one or more community-oriented arts events (such as workshops or readings) that make a significant contribution to the arts.

For more information, and the link to the application form, please go to the Visiting Artist page on the School of English and Media Studies website, or contact Anne Meredith:

Closing date: 24 November 2018
Reference number: A301-18RZ

For further information and to apply online, visit: