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D J (Dinny) O'Hearn Memorial Fellowship
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History

'Established in 1994, the DJ (Dinny) O'Hearn Memorial Fellowship is a biennial award that offers a residency at the Australian Centre, University of Melbourne, to emergent Australian writers. and is awarded to a writer of fiction, poetry or drama. It was set up to honour the memory of the late Dinny O'Hearn, one of the founders of the Australian Centre, and a tireless enthusiast for Australian writing. (Source : http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/scholarships/dinny-ohearn-fellowships )

Notes

  • The D J (Dinny) O'Hearn Memorial Fellowship offers a residency at the Australian Centre, University of Melbourne to a 'writer yet to become established'; to someone whose work may have been published, but not extensively. It is offered biennially, and [in 2002] had a value of $3,000.

    It was established to honour the memory of Dinny O'Hearn, one of the founders of the Australian Centre, who was a tireless enthusiast for Australian writing.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2018

winner Eda Gunaydin for 'A Rock Is a Hard Place'.

Year: 2016

recipient Anupama Pilbrow for her work in progess the ravage space

Year: 2012

recipient Amy Barker for her work-in-progress Paradise Earth

Year: 2009

Year: 2008

Meg Mundell $5,000 plus a residency at the Australian Centre.
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