NZSA Mentor Programme 2020 – open for applications

For Writers! Apply now to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or graphic novelist.

The NZSA Mentor Programme accepts applications for the 2019 programme from 1 Dec 2019 to 1 Feb 2020.The NZ Society of Authors Mentor programme 2020 seeks applications from writers looking for professional development, a safe space to discuss their work, intellectual community, role models, accountability and substantive feedback.

The writers and creators who gained mentorships in 2019 polished and refined their skills under talented mentors such as Laurence Fearnley, Melinda Szymanik, Geoff Walker, Elizabeth Smither, Pip Adam and Alison Wong.The NZSA Mentor Programme has an equally impressive group of mentors available for 2020.

This programme is made possible thanks to support from Creative New Zealand. This year, as part of our commitment to diversity we have again tagged 3 mentorships for emerging writers identifying as Maori, Pasifika, and Asian. More