2021 Grants for Individuals

Create 2021 Recipients

Megan Cope $20,000 Kinyingarra Guwinyanba – place of oyster rocks (in Jandai Language)
Sophie Cunningham $20,000 The Time Machines: In search of Australia’s oldest and most remote trees (non-fiction)
Andy Jackson $20,000 Hunches: Thinking Through My Body (essays)
Gayle Kennedy $20,000 Red Dust and Jet Streams: A Memoir
Mirandi Riwoe $20,000 Sunbirds (fiction)

2021 Publishing Industry Career Development Grant

  • Brigid Mullane, an emerging publisher at Ultimo Press will develop strategies to build Australia’s literary and narrative non-fiction readership.
    Brigid is the commissioning editor at Sydney’s newest independent publisher, Ultimo Press. Utilising the safe travel zone between Australia and New Zealand, Brigid plans to attend the biannual NonfictioNOW conference in Wellington in December 2021. At this foremost gathering of non-fiction writers, teachers, readers and students, she will meet with colleagues from emerging and established publishers to discuss readership development strategies.
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