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Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 30 June 2021


Please refer to the following guidelines to ensure you meet the criteria for this category:

Your nomination must include

4 copies of all documents:

  • activities outline (an outline of the activities you intend to undertake for the Fellowship)
  • synopsis (one page synopsis of the proposed work along with any drafts of the manuscript) 
  • CV or biography.

Your nomination is only valid once it has been physically received at the State Library of South Australia and you receive official confirmation from us. Please allow up to a month for official confirmation.

Nominations to be sent to:
AFAL Project Officer
State Library of South Australia
GPO Box 419
Adelaide SA 5001

The State Library of South Australia will not accept faxed, emailed or late applications or applications postmarked after 5pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

Option to download the PDF version of the nomination form:

Fill in the online form

Writer's details

Name of writer
Pseudonym or professional name
Postal address

Select fellowship

Choose a fellowship
(Open to South Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers only)

Proposal details


I, the applicant, am applying for a fellowship in accordance with the 2022 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Guidelines, which I have read and complied with.