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North Sydney Council offers writers a unique opportunity to pursue their inspiration in the tranquil, historic Don Bank Museum - a heritage building in a Victorian remnant garden setting.



Writer in Residence 2020

Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open for writers of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoir and plays, plus songwriters and musical composers.

Individuals or groups from anywhere in New South Wales can apply until the deadline 21 October 2019.


More Information

For an application form please contact Amanda Hudson at Stanton Library on 9936 8425 or amanda.hudson@northsydney.nsw.gov.au


Writer In Residence 2019

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Photo: Associate Professor Tanya Evans and Catherine Shirley


The 2019 Don Bank Studio Writer In Residence is - The History Council NSW.

The History Council NSW is a not-for-profit organisation whose executive committee includes some of Australia’s most distinguished writers and historians.

The president of the Council is Associate Professor Tanya Evans a prominent public historian and academic who is currently Associate Professor at Macquarie University.

The History Council will be collaborating with Stanton Library to produce an engaging community program for 2019 as well as producing the annual NSW History Week Program. This is a great opportunity for our community to connect with distinguished history professionals.


Writer In Residence Events 2019

to be announced,

Posted on 22 August 2019

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