Charles Pick Fellowship for South Asian Writers
Awarded by University of East Anglia
To assist and support the work of a new and as yet unpublished writer or fiction or nonfictional prose and to give promising writers time to devote to the development of their talent. The fellowship would be for the purposes of completing a major work.
Eligible to the nationals of South Asia. Please check website for further information.
Open to applicants of all ages who are writers of fiction or nonfictional prose in English. Applicants must not yet have had a book published, but all applicants must provide a reference from either an editor, agent or accredited teacher of creative writing to be sent directly to the Charles Pick Fellowship. The writer should be from South Asia. The writer should be from South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Burma/Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan), but does not need to be domiciled there. The first Charles Pick South Asia Fellow was Shubhangi Swarup.
6 months starting October 1st
UK £10,000 plus free accommodation on the university campus
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