Cities of Literature: Residency Opportunities
Granada and Prague are looking for applications.
Since receiving the title of UNESCO Creative City of Literature,
Prague has offered 6 residencies every year for authors.
Applications for one of the 6 residencies in 2018 are now open.
The residency covers accommodation, travel costs and provides a
scholarship, and is open to residents of UNESCO City of Literature.
The first resident was Melbourne author Liam Pieper, and the novel
he worked on while at the residency was The Toymaker.
CLOSES 31 August
More details here: https://www.prahamestoliteratury.cz/en/activities/writer-in-residence-program/
Granada UNESCO City of Literature, in partnership with the
University of Granada, is launching a new international Granada
Writers in Residence Programme, to foster contacts and forge bonds
between writers, to extend the international reach of Granada-based
writers, to build international awareness of the cultural fabric of
the city of Granada, and to promote Granada as a city of the arts
that welcomes talent from abroad with open arms.
The residency offers a month's stay in Granada for two writers,
between 20th October and 20th November 2017.
The program is targeted at young and emerging writers with links of
some kind to the UCCN member cities.
CLOSES 10 September
More details here: http://granadaciudaddeliteratura.com/en/granada-writers-in-residence-programme/