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Fellowship for Writers in Residence

 

The CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence

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 non-EU CEI countries (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine). The winner will receive a cash award of 5,000 EUR for a three-month residence permit in any CEI Member State of the candidate’s choice. During this period, the selected author will work on the literary project he/she proposed in the application.
Since 2006, the CEI Executive Secretariat has presented the CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence – in cooperation with the Slovene’s Writers Association  – as part of the Vilenica International Festival.

Eligible applicants: writers under 35 years of age.

Requirements:

Applicants eligible for the fellowship are writers from all genres under 35 (born after 1984 -from 1 January 1985onwards )from CEI Member States, which are not part of the European Union (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine).

Application guidelines

Applications must be received in a pdf file bye-mail.

The committee will consider entries sent on or before30 April 2019.Applications must be sent to the following e-mail address:info@vilenica.si

The application must include the following obligatory enclosures:

1.A filled in registration form (find attached).
2.A biography of the applicant in English (max. 1800 characters without spaces).
3.Copy of a valid ID or passport with the visible date and place of birth, and the citizenship of the applicant.
4.A bibliography of the applicant in English (max. 3600 characters without spaces).
5.A description in English of the project to be undertaken during the three-month residence (2000 –4500 characters without spaces). The project must be a literary work(all genres and themes), not a research project.
6.Scan of original signed letter of recommendation in English (max. 1800 characters without spaces, letters without the original signature will not be considered)

deadline: April 30th 2019
more Info: https://www.cei.int/news/8412/cei-fellowship-for-writers-in-residence-apply-now-deadline-30-april-2019