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Category: Residency

Residency: 7th FEMRITE Regional Residency

Deadline: July 15, 2017. FEMRITE announces calls for its 7th FEMRITE Regional Residency for African women writers, to be held in Kampala. Karavan, a quarterly Swedish literary magazine, will also co-host the residency. A women’s biggest challenge has always been a lack of space and time to write. FEMRITE seeks to provide space for women to write, to promote intercultural literary discourse, [ … ]

Appel à candidature pour AWRA résidence d’artistes

Date limite: Vendredi, 30 Juin 2017 à 18h00 (Heure d’Europe Centrale). Le Goethe-Institut et la Sylt Foundation invitent tous toi à postuler pour AWRA, la bourse littéraire d’une durée de deux mois dénommée, de résidence de la Sylt Foundation. L’appel à candidature est ouvert à tous les auteurs africains de tout genre littéraire. Il puet inclure poésie, prose, pièces de théâtre, [ … ]

2017 ICAPA and Writivism Scriptwriting Residency

Deadline: March 31, 12 midnight (Harare time). ICAPA and Writivism seek applications for its bilingual scriptwriting residency. The residency will occur in Senegal. Applicants will spend four weeks in Dakar in May 2017. Also, residents will have the opportunity to take French or English lessons during the residency. To apply, submit a 250-words maximum CV and a 200-words maximum motivational letter. [ … ]

Jiwar Residency in Barcelona

Deadline: Feb. 15. You stand a chance to be part of the Jiwar Residency in Barcelona. Jiwar Creation and Society hosts and supports writers whose work is based on or inspired by urban space. Jiwar will host four writers and develop a special program around writing and literature. It will grant the emergent country writer a full stipend residency. However, the writer will cover the [ … ]

Closed: Realness Pan-African Scriptwriting Residency

Deadline: Jan. 31, 2017. Apply for this year’s Realness pan-African scriptwriting residency. Realness allows African filmmakers to hone and develop their scriptwriting skills. Also, it seeks to address the need for promising African film projects that can compete in global film markets. Urucu Media, in partnership with Nirox Foundation, Durban Filmmart, Torino Film Lab, World Cinema Fund, among others created the Realness residency. [ … ]

Closed: 2016 Artists In Residency (AIR)

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016. The Africa Centre opens its call for the 2016 Artists In Residency program. This year’s residency consists of a four weeks of residence at the Bellagio Center on Lake Como, Italy. Africa Centre seeks fiction and non-fiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, composers, and visual artists, whose work is inspired by or relates to global or social issues. Residents and their spouses [ … ]

Closed: 2016 African Writer’s Residency Award (AWRA)

Deadline: June 30, 2016 (6 p.m. CET) The African Writer’s Residency Award is awarded by the Sylt Foundation and the Goethe-Institut. The award offers a two-month residency to contemporary African lit. writers. Also, the winner will receive a stipend of €1,500, return travel tickets and visa fees. The Award is open to published writers of fiction, poetry, prose, and plays. Applicants must be African writers, whether living in [ … ]