Residency opportunities

Prague City of Literature

Do you have a breathtaking project you would like to work on? Apply now for a residency in Prague City of Literature! There are six residencies available for 2023, each lasting two months. 

Selected writers will be reimbursed for a return ticket, enjoy free accommodation and a stipend of CZK 15,000 (approx. 600 euro) per month.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 12 pm CET.

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2022 Granada Writers in Residence Programme

Granada UNESCO City of Literature and the University of Granada are setting up this programme to foster contacts and forge bonds between writers from Granada and those from other cities and countries all over the world, 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.

Who is the programme for?
The Granada Writers in Residence Programme is targeted at writers residing in any country in whichever language they write.

What is the offer?
A month’s stay (30 nights) in Granada for two writers, between November 3 and December 2, 2022, at the Corrala de Santiago of the University of Granada.

Granada UNESCO City of Literature will cover the travelling expenses of each of the writers selected.

The University of Granada will arrange and cover the costs of accommodation for the two writers. Each will have their own room with full board at the university’s hall of residence for visitors (Corrala de Santiago).

Granada UNESCO City of Literature and the University of Granada will provide the writers in residence with opportunities to participate in the city’s literary life, arranging contacts with local writers, involvement in workshops, teaching activities, and so on.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday 1 September 2022.

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Melbourne City of Literature

Would you like the opportunity to write content for an arts organisation in Australia? Apply now for Melbourne City of Literature’s virtual writers in residence programme! They will be placing writers from sister Cities of Literature in 10 organisations across Melbourne, and Victoria, and commissioning the following:

  • workshops
  • events/panels
  • social media
  • written content

Selected writers will be paid AUD$2000 and retain all copyright for their work.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, August 28, 2022, 12 am GMT.

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Literary Residencies: open calls for writers and translators

‘Literary residencies’ is a Facebook group open for all of the writers and translators who are looking for interesting proposals of travels, creative spaces or houses for work and institutions offering such programmes. This group is a place for exchanging information about literary residency open calls and sharing your experiences and views concerning participation in various residency projects.

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Other opportunities

There are other organisations in the UK offering residencies, including:

You can also check out Literary residencies: open calls for writers and translators.

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