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14 Jan 2013

UK | David T K Wong Fellowship for writers

The David T. K. Wong Creative Writing Fellowship is a unique and generous annual award of £26,000 to enable a fiction writer who wants to write in English about the Far East to spend a year in the UK, at the University of East Anglia in Norwich.

The Fellowship is named for its sponsor Mr David Wong, a retired Hong Kong businessman, who has also been a teacher, journalist and senior civil servant, and is a writer of fiction. The Fellowship was launched in 1997 and the first Fellow appointed from 1st October 1998.

The official David T.K. Wong website contains information about David T.K.Wong and his writing; including downloadable content from his first novel The Evergreen Teahouse and the author reading extracts from his most recent novel The Embrace of Harlots. In this radio interview David Wong speaks about his life, his writing and what the David T K Wong Fellowship in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in the UK is all about.

Applications will be considered from established published as well as unpublished writers of any age and any nationality and will be awarded to a writer planning to produce a work of prose fiction in English which deals seriously with some aspect of life in the Far East.

Applicants must submit 2,500 words of unpublished work which they plan to undertake during the fellowship. Application fee is £10.00.

Fellowships begin on the 1st October 2013 and will be based at the University of East Anglia, Norwich UK.

Full details and applications forms available at www.uea.ac.uk/lit/fellowships

Deadline: January 14 2013