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Deadline for NZ’s coolest writing residency award extended to midnight

New Zealand writers – published and unpublished, sane and unsane – have until midnight to apply  for the writers residency at the Surrey Hotel in Auckland.

The deadline to apply for New Zealand literature’s coolest writing residency has been extended but not by much: writers have until midnight (Monday night, July 10) to send in their applications to the 2017 Surrey Hotel Steve Braunias Memorial Writers Residency In Association With The Spinoff Award.

“Hurry,” said judges, who received 42 applications as of Saturday morning.

Grey Lynn’s Surrey Hotel – named the Best Hotel in Auckland by a well-known writer in the New Zealand Herald – will host a winner and two runners-up in the second annual residency award.

The winner receives week’s free accommodation at the Surrey along with free breakfast and free wifi. They will also pocket a cool $500 from The Spinoff. There is also be a second and third prize with less

Read more at: https://thespinoff.co.nz/books/10-07-2017/deadline-for-nzs-coolest-writing-residency-award-extended-to-midnight/

Announcing the return of the most glamorous writer’s residency in New Zealand – the one at the Surrey Hotel

Calling all New Zealand writers! Apply now for the writers residency at the Surrey Hotel in Auckland.

New Zealand literature’s coolest writing residency is up and running again. The fabulous Surrey Hotel – named the Best Hotel in Auckland by a well-known writer in the New Zealand Herald – has once again agreed to offer a writers residency award in association with The Spinoff.

The winner of the second annual Surrey Hotel Steve Braunias Memorial Writers Residency In Association With The Spinoff Award will be given a week’s free accommodation at the Surrey in Grey Lynn, along with free breakfast and free wifi. They will also pocket a cool $500 from The Spinoff.

There is also be a second and third prize with less nights and less money but the same thrill.

The Surrey Hotel: built in the Tudor ages (1989)

Applications are open from today, and close on July

Read more at: https://thespinoff.co.nz/books/05-07-2017/announcing-the-return-of-the-most-glamorous-writers-residency-in-new-zealand-the-one-at-the-surrey-hotel/