Current Opportunities

Writer in the Park, Ljubljana UNESCO City of Literature

Ljubljana, a UNESCO City of Literature since 2015, is offering two one-month residencies for writers in autumn and winter 2019. The residency is for writers with a palpable, factual relation with any of the other UNESCO Cities of Literature.

The applicant must have published at least one book of fiction (be it prose, poetry or drama) in their native language. There are no restrictions regarding age, race, gender or nationality and writers of all genres are welcome to apply.

Full details of the residency and the application process are available here.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2019.


Krakow UNESCO City of Literature

The 2019 residency programme in Krakow is now open for applications from writers from UNESCO cities of literature. The programme offers writers a two-month stay at the Villa Decius in Krakow, in May-June and September-October 2019. They also offer a stipend and travel costs. Writers in residence will have the opportunity to participate in the literary life of the city and to promote their work in Poland.

The deadline for applications is 25th February 2019. Full details and an application form are available on the Krakow UNESCO City of Literature website.


We have previously organised residencies in partnership with a number of organisations, including the Nippon Foundation, the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and the Arts Council of Korea.

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