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2 x $10,000 Creative Grants on offer for First Nations storytellers, writers, illustrators and artists.
Magabala Books are proud to partner with Australian Indigenous Coffee (AIC) to launch the inaugural AIC Creative Grants. These grants, worth $10,000 each, are intended to provide valuable time for storytellers, writers, illustrators and artists to work on a current manuscript or illustration portfolio.
The grant is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander storytellers and writers working in any genre, this could include junior, young adult and adult fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, children’s picture book and graphic novels. The grant is also open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and illustrators working in any medium.
To be considered for the grant, you must:
The 2023 AIC Creative Grants will open for applications in September 2023.
Casey Mulder (WA) received support for the development of her manuscript 'Over the Fire', a coming of age memoir of teaching in the Kimberley.
Jenny Fraser (QLD) received support for the development of her manuscript 'Stories Pushed Down' / 'Tamrookum', a story about living on the frontier in times of massacres.