Writers' Residencies & Fellowships
~ PLEASE NOTE: Closing dates are subject to confirmation annually ~
We welcome all information on writers' assistance opportunities
|Criteria||Closing Date ||Contact Details||Who can apply|
|Akademie Schloss Solitude|
|An international residency program awarding live/work fellowships to artists. Scholars, scientists and professionals from the Humanities, Natural Sciences and Economics can apply. Free lodging and monthly allowance for 3-12 months.
||October 31, 2008||www.akademie-solitude.de/
Akademie Schloss Solitude
|Persons up to 35 or who have completed a university or college degree within the past five years are welcome to apply.
|Château de Lavigny International Writers' Residence/Ledig-Rowohlt Foundation|
|Emerging and established writers may apply. Writers must be interested in exchanging their ideas as well as concentrating on their own work.||1st March annually||www.chateaudelavigny.ch/
Chateau de Lavigny
|Must have published at least one book (not selfpublished). Must be able to speak English or French.
|Djerassi Resident Artists Program|
|For emerging and established artists of superior talent from a diverse range of backgrounds and geographical locations. Residencies are at no cost to artist.||February 15th each year, for a residency in the following year||www.djerassi.org
In memory of Pamela Djerassi
|International Artists eligible. Writing samples for selection must be in English.
|Guggenheim Writing Fellowships|
|Awarded annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers “on the basis of stellar achievement and exceptional promise for continued accomplishment.”||15th September annually||www.gf.org
(Poet, 2008 Fellow)
|Open to citizens and permanent residents of the United States and Canada irrespective of race, color, or creed. Not for students.
|Fine Arts Work Centre Fellowships|
|Open to writers (fiction and poetry) and visual artists in the emerging stages of their careers.||Writing: Dec 1 Visual Arts: Feb 1, annually||www.fawc.org/fellowships
2011 Summer Workshops
|Seeks applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. 7 month fellowships with lodging and modest stipend.
|Ledig House International Writers Residency|
|Writers and translators from all fields encouraged to apply. Strong international emphasis & spirit of cultural exchange.Fellowships and prizes avail.||20th November annually||www.artomi.org/ledig.htm
Mercedes Cebrian (Spain, Fiction/Poetry/Translation)
|Published or unpublished. Should be proficient in English.
|Liguria Study Center/Bogliasco Foundation|
|Residential fellowships for qualified persons working on advanced creative or scholarly projects in the arts and humanities||Applications reviewed twice a year by Selection Committees||liguriastudycenter.org
Hauntingly beautiful setting
|Applications may be completed in English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish
|Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies||Search residencies database on website||www.resartis.org
|See website for full list of Sponsors and Supporters.
|The Julia and David White Artists' Colony|
|Open year-round. Private studios for composers, visual artists and writers from anywhere in the world to create in peaceful Costa Rica. Confirm residency costs.||Ongoing||www.forjuliaanddavid.org
In memory of Julia & David White
|No language or cultural restrictions
|Tyrone Guthrie Centre|
|The Tyrone Guthrie Centre is open to professional practitioners in all artforms. Residencies are for maximum periods of 3 (Big house) - 6 months (self-catering cottages). Confirm residency costs.
Sir William Tyrone Guthrie, founder
|Account of previous work important, as is clear outline of the projects you want to undertake during your residency.