Authors from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan can apply.
The Charles Pick South Asian Fellowship is supporting the work of a new writer based in South Asia. During the residential period, the fellow will be required to submit written work to a nominated mentor and take part in Creative Writing Research Seminars.
The fellowship program will last for six months, starting Oct. 1, 2017. The award is GBP10,000.
Applicants must be writers of fiction or nonfiction prose in English who have not yet published a book. The nonfiction prose includes, for example, biography, memoir and travel writing, but not critical or historical monographs based on academic research.
The fellow will become a member of the School of Literature and Creative Writing and will be required to reside at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom. Accommodation on campus will be covered by the fellowship. Shared office space and computer facilities will be made available for the fellow in the school.
The deadline is Feb. 28.