7 July 2009

The year 2009 sees the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship, offered annually to enable a New Zealand writer to work at the Villa Isola Bella in Menton, once the home of Katherine Mansfield. During a week of celebrations in Menton from 21-26 September 2009 to mark this anniversary, the Katherine Mansfield Society will be holding a Symposium on Friday 25 September. Please click here to view our call for papers.

At the same time, ‘Association France Nouvelle Zélande' is organizing a writing competition of short stories (2,500 words maximum), for students under 30 years of age enrolled in a French or New Zealand university or those holding a student visa. Click here for more details regarding the competition rules.