12.02.2017

Call for Applications for the CEI FELLOWSHIP FOR WRITERS IN RESIDENCE

The call for Applications for the CEI FELLOWSHIP FOR WRITERS IN RESIDENCE for the year 2017 is awarded by the CENTRAL EUROPEAN INITIATIVE in co-operation with the SLOVENE WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION within the Vilenica International Literary Festival.

The CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence is an award aimed at encouraging cross-border cooperation and promotion in the field of literature for young writers from Central European countries not yet part of the European Union. The fellowship is endowed with a cash award of EUR 5,000 for a three-month stay in any of the Central European Initiative Member States, selected by the candidate. The fellowship winner will be guest of the 32nd Vilenica International Literary Festival which will take place from 6 to 10 September 2017 at various locations in Slovenia. The fellowship winner will be officially announced at the press conference at the beginning of September, and fellowship will be awarded to him or her at the festival. The candidate is eligible for the fellowship from 6 September 2017 until 6 September 2018. Within 60 days after completion of the residency, the candidate must submit a written report.

Applicants eligible for the fellowship are writers from all genres under 35 (born after 1982 – from 1 January 1983 onwards) from CEI Member States, which are not part of the European Union (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine).

Deadline: 30 April 2017

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