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19 July
2017

Residencies in the UNESCO Cities of Literatures await the writers!

Three UNESCO Cities of Literature have already announced the calls for applications for residency programmes. Prague, Tartu and Granada have declared to cover accommodation, scholarships and travel costs to writers and translators. The most important requirement? At least one publication issued

Soon  – on 10 August – the call of applications will close in Tartu, Estonia. Only one candidate will be selected, who will spend two months (October-November) in the former house of an Estonian writer, Karl Ristikivi. In addition to scholarship (600 EUR per month) and return travel costs to Estonia (up to 350 EUR) will be reimbursed. Details: here

Prague has given the applicants time until the end of summer holidays. The city will host six writers  until December 2018 . Each of them will spend two months in the capital of the Czech Republic, and will also be awarded a monthly scholarship of EUR 600. The holder of residency will be required to write a brief literary text inspired by his/her stay in Prague.

More information: here

Granda, Spain, will collect applications early in autumn. The call of applications is addressed to residents of UNESCO Creative Cities aged 25 — 45. Two selected writers will spend a month (20.10-20.11) in Corrala de Santiago, the official residency place of the University of Granada. Following the organiser’s requirements, the candidates should send their applications to Krakow UNESCO City of Literature (to the address: efoltyniak@biurofestiwalowe.pl), and then they applications will be sent to the City of Granada.

More details are available: here

 

 

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Your application is welcome!