Call for proposals – Summer 2019

The ensemble cast of OTHER [chinese] directed by Alice Canton. Photo by Julie Zhu

The ensemble cast of OTHER [chinese] directed by Alice Canton. Photo by Julie Zhu

Calling all aspiring Asian New Zealand writers, creatives and storytellers

HAINAMANA is currently accepting proposals for pieces of writing about Asian New Zealand arts and culture. Critical essays, short fiction, poetry, and reviews of exhibitions, performances and literature will all be considered, as well as interviews and profiles on Asian New Zealand artists. Subjects can include, but are not limited to, Asian or Asian New Zealand culture, identity, food, politics, art, family, sexuality, etc. Proposals for non-English based pieces are also encouraged, as well as aspirational or provocative ideas. If you’ve got an idea you’ve been thinking about committing to paper or pixel, then we want to hear from you! A writer’s fee of NZ$200 will be paid for all published work, and each successful applicant will receive editorial support and feedback. Proposal are due midnight Sunday 3 February 2019. Successful proposals will be notified within two weeks. Please send submissions, or enquiries, to info@hainamana.com