Griffith Review Contributors Circle Residencies

This prestigious literary journal awards up to five week-long residencies at Varuna each year, open to current Contributors Circle members.

This residency provides a week’s accommodation, meals and a private workspace to further develop a work in progress at Varuna.

Key Dates

The closing date is midnight Sunday 10 March, 2019. 

The residency must be undertaken within twelve months from the date of notification.

What you need to send to Griffith Review

You will need to send:

·      a statement outlining how the residency would benefit you;

·      a description of the work you would undertake during the week;

·      an overview of the project and brief plan for its completion;

·      up to ten pages of the work in progress.

 What Griffith Review is looking for

Entries will be judged by Griffith Review staff based on creative strength of the proposal including clear goals, originality of the work, and evidence of capacity to advance the project towards publication.

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Clive Jones