Alumni residencies  


Varuna Alumni members are welcome to apply to stay at Varuna at any time. Each year we make up to 45 places available for our alumni. The cost of an alumni residency is $750 per week. 

To find out what dates are currently available for alumni, or to go on a waiting list, please email

Dates currently available

Jan-June 2019: May 6-13, May 20-27, May 27-June 3, June 3-10, June 17-24 (poets), June 24-July 1.

July-Dec 2019: July 1-8, July 8-15, September 2-9, September 9-16, September 16-23, October 7-14, October 14-21, December 9-16, December 16-23.

To apply for Alumni membership, download the application form here.