CEI Fellowship for writers in residence 2013

The CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence - awarded in collaboration with the Slovene Writers Association - 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 28th Vilenica International Literary Festival which will take place from 11 to 15 September 2013 at various locations in Slovenia. The fellowship winner will be officially announced at the press conference at the end of August, and fellowship will be awarded to him or her at the opening ceremony of the festival. The candidate is eligible for the fellowship from 11 September 2013 till 11 September 2014. 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 1978) from CEI Member States which are not part of the European Union (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine).

Deadline: 1 May.

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