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Hong Kong Baptist University: International Writer’s Workshop (Hong Kong)

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Founded in 2004, the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has hosted over 130 writers from more than 55 countries. They invite applications from interested writers to join the IWW 2022 Residency Programme from 21 February to 21 March 2022. The programme will culminate in the IWW Literary Festival with the theme of ‘Writing and Well-being’. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to address how their work connects to this theme.

The final arrangements of the programme will be subject to change in regards to the prevailing travel restrictions and quarantine requirements as directed by the Hong Kong Government, and for the safety and health of invited writers and audiences.

IWW Provides:

  • Roundtrip economy class airfare.
  • Accommodation on HKBU’s campus for 4 weeks.
  • A per diem.

Writers must:

  • Have at least one published book.
  • Currently reside outside of Hong Kong.
  • Have a functional command of English or Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese).

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