Applications are now open for the 2024 Ian Wilson Memorial Fellowship

Emerging children's authors and/or illustrators are invited to apply for “the gift of time and support”. The May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust provides travel to our host city Adelaide, accommodation, a living allowance, as well as supported networking opportunities, visits and professional development.

More information is provided in the ‘Ian Wilson Memorial Fellowship’ section of the website.

For application details, contact Samantha Rubenhold, Fellowships Coordinator:

Completed applications must be received by 11.59pm on Saturday 30th September 2023.


  • Thank you for all this information. I’ve read it with great interest and will send an application immediately.

    Best regards,
    Barbara Fraser

    Barbara Fraser
  • This looks like a very interesting concept. I will explore further.

    Elaine Argaet

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