Writing Residency

JAPAN RESIDENCY FOR WRITERS

http://www.jusfc.gov/creative-artists-programs/ — No entry fee. The Japan Creative Artist Residencies Program awards up to five three-month residencies, each of which includes a monthly stipend of $20,000 for living expenses, housing, and professional support. Open to published U.S. poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers to live in Japan and pursue creative projects. Each residency also includes a travel grant of up to $2,000. Writers who have published a book or at least 20 poems in five or more journals, or five stories or essays in two or more journals are...

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RESIDENCY FOR AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS

FEMRITE is calling for submissions for the 6th Residency for African Women Writers, which will be co-hosted with the Swedish literary magazine Karavan, in October 2014. The 10-Day Writing Residency aims to give women writers space to reflect on their writing, connect with one another, read each others’ manuscripts and give feedback, interact with established writers and build literary bridges across cultures of the continent. The residency is also aimed at strengthening collaboration among women writers’ initiatives in Africa. Open to an African woman writer who lives on the Continent and needs such space and able to write & express herself in English. For details, visit: http://creativewritingnews.blogspot.com/2014/01/residency-for-african-women-writers.html...

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Bard Fiction Prize

Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2013 Categories: Fiction Entry Fees: None Prizes: Monetary award and writer-in-residence appointment for one semester at Bard College. Description Offered to encourage and support young fiction writes, the prize is open to American citizens age 39 or younger at the time of application. Requires the applicant to submit a published book that shows their best work. Contact Information Bard Fiction Prize, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000 Tele# 845-758-7087  bfp@bard.edu Website:...

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LILLIAN E. SMITH CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

The mission of The Lillian E. Smith Center for Creative Arts is to offer a place where gifted creative artists and scholars in various disciplines may find the conditions of quiet solitude and privacy in which to pursue their work. The Center offers each resident a furnished cottage, which includes a bathroom and a kitchen facility. A fee of $100 per week is charged to help defray the basic expenses of maintenance and operation. It is anticipated that the length of each residency period shall be negotiable between the applicant and the director. Location Clayton, GA. Applications will be accepted from August 15th, 2013 to June 1, 2014 All inquiries re: The Lillian E. Smith Center for Creative Arts should be addressed to Nancy Smith Fichter at the following address: August 15-June 1: 710 Waverly Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312 June1-August 15: P.O.Box 467, Clayton, GA 30525 Email: Dr. Nancy Smith Fichter, Director. nfichter@mailer.fsu.edu Visit the website for details and application:...

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HAMBIDGE RESIDENCY

Apply from August 1st through September 15th for the mid-February through April residency period. Hambidge is closed from mid-December to mid-February. All new applicants will automatically be considered for the NEA Fellowship which provides a $700 stipend and waives the $400 residency fee for two-week residencies. This is offered to the nine top scoring candidates. $30 application fee. Submit up to 30 pages of a novel, play, short story or other written work. Please include a synopsis if necessary. Poets submit 5 to 8 poems or appropriate excerpts from longer works. For writers who work in languages other than English, submit both original language examples and English translations. Location Rabun Gap, GA. Visit the website:...

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M Writer Residencies Open to Applications 2014-15

M Writer Residencies Open to Applications —————————————– Applications for the 2014-5 M Writer’s Residencies are now open. The Programme funds three-month residencies in Bangalore, India and Shanghai, China for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry or dramatic prose. (The residency in India is at Sangam House, which can also be applied to separately at http://www.sangamhouse.org ) The M Writer’s Residencies have been established to disseminate a broader knowledge of contemporary life and writing in India and China today and to foster deeper intellectual, cultural and artistic links across individuals and communities. Applications close on June 1, 2013. Visit the website:...

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