The NSW Writer’s Fellowship was offered annually by the NSW Government to assist the writing of a new literary work by a writer living in NSW.
It is awarded based on:
- The originality of the proposal;
- Ability to engage the reader;
- Professional skills and experience;
- The potential impact of the fellowship on the applicant's writing career;
- The extent to which the proposed new work will advance writing in Australia.
(Hills Shire Times, 7 June 2011, p16)