Harper-Wood Creative Writing & Travel Award 2020

Harper-Wood Creative Writing & Travel Award 2020

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 9.00am

Applications are now being accepted for the Harper-Wood Creative Writing & Travel Award for English Poetry and Literature 2020.

The purpose of the Award is to inspire a project of creative writing by making it possible for the holder to engage in relevant, project-related travel and study, and the Award is intended primarily for unpublished creative writers who are in the initial stages of their careers.

Previous holders include Thom Gunn, Michael Hofmann, Giles Foden, Amit Chaudhuri, Gaby Wood, Sarah Howe, Isabella Hammad, Erin Soros and Vahni Capildeo.

This one-year Award is an opportunity for a student who has graduated from any university in the UK, Ireland, the Commonwealth or the USA.

During the year the Award Holder is expected to engage in a course of study or research, and produce a piece of original fiction, drama or poetry. Funding up to a maximum of £15,000 is provided to cover accommodation and living expenses during the course of the year.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Wednesday 6 May 2020.

See link below for further details.

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