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12 Jun 2018

4A Emerging Writer's Program in India - open to Australian writers


Following the inaugural offering in 2016, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art is pleased to announce the third consecutive 4A Emerging Writer’s Program that will support an emerging Australian writer to travel to the India in 2018 and realise two publication outcomes. 

4A Emerging Writer’s Program is open to all Australian emerging writers and suits individuals with a keen interest in fieldwork research in art and culture from the Asia Pacific region, and someone who can demonstrate a flair and passion for writing. 

The selected writer will undertake up to a two-week research trip to India in late 2018. Facilitated by 4A and its networks, the writer will be asked to conceive and deliver two writing outcomes for publication in 4A Papers and program supporter Art Monthly Australasia. This may include a critical essay, historical research, interview, review, profile, or feature with accompanying online audio-visual content. The writer will be supported by the team at 4A and its networks in India, and in particular by Pedro de Almeida, Editor, 4A Papers and Michael Fitzgerald, Editor, Art Monthly Australasia. 

4A Emerging Writer’s Program is an initiative of 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art and supported by Art Monthly Australasia and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. 

Application close: Tuesday 12 June 2018 (5.00pm) 
Travel dates: late 2018 (exact dates of itinerary to be determined in consultation with 4A). 

Application guidelines 
The selected writer must be: 
Over the age of 18 years. 
An Australian citizen or permanent resident. 
The definition of “emerging” is a writer who has not previously published more than 10 texts in any subject, in print or online (personal blogs or self-published platforms excluded).