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Peter Blazey Fellowship
Subcategory of Australian Centre Literary Awards
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History

The Peter Blazey Fellowship was established in 1974 to honour the memory of Peter Blazey, a journalist, author and gay rights activist. The fellowship is awarded annually to writers in the non-fiction fields of biography, autobiography and life writing and is intended to further a work in progress.

Source: http://australian-centre.unimelb.edu.au/prizes/blazey Sighted: 15/11/2013.

Winners

2019 winner Ellen van Neerven
2018 winner Sanaz Fotouhi

for 'Journey of Hope' (forthcoming with Transit Lounge).

2013 winner to support a work-in-progress Kim Mahood
2012 Helen Ennis To support a work in progress.
2010 winner Lily Chan for her memoir Toyo
2009 Maggie MacKellar For her work in progress, Anatomy of a Grief. Published in 2010 as When It Rains : A Memoir.
2008 Dmetri Kakmi $5,000 awarded to support the writing of 'Motherland'.
2008 Andrew Lindsay $10,000 awarded to support the writing of 'The God of Morphine'.
2007 Judith Pugh Awarded to support the writing of 'In My Seventies'.
2006 winner Robert Kenny For his manuscript 'The Lamb Enters the Dreaming : Nathanael Pepper and the Ruptured World.'
2005 winner Jennifer Compton Awarded to support the writing of 'Who Doesn't Want Me to Dance'.
2004 inaugural winner Sara Hardy Awarded to help support the completion of Hardy's biography of Edna Walling. (Later published as 'The Unusual Life of Edna Walling'.)
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