Welcome to New World Library Berton House Writers' Retreat Berton House Writers’ Retreat In addition to offering a unique escape from intruding distractions on a writer’s day, Berton House is also an historical destination with special roots in Canadian history as Pierre Berton's childhood home. Professional Canadian writers who have published at least one book and are established in any creative literary discipline (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, play/screenwriting, journalism) may apply for a three-month residency. We are now accepting applications for the 2016-17 period. Writers-In-Residence Toronto writer Emily Pohl-Weary is currently spending the summer as our Berton House writer-in-residence. Upcoming writers-in-residence:Kim Fu, a novelist from Vancouver; Montreal-based author Shelagh Plunkett; and writer and spoken word poet Shauntay Grant from Halifax. Recent writers-in-residence: About the Program Inspired by the late Pierre Berton, Berton House is owned and operated by the Writers' Trust of Canada. CHARLOTTE GRAY Writer-in-Residence, 2008
FreeCulture.org – Students for Free Culture 21 Residencies for Writers in 2015 | Aerogramme Writers' Studio21 Residencies for Writers in 2015 Would you like a month in south-east France to work on your manuscript? Or perhaps an idyllic nature preserve in Kentucky would provide you with the inspiration you need to start a new project? These residencies provide writers with a chance to escape daily life’s distractions and focus on their work. James Merrill House Writer-in-Residence Program James Merrill House, located in Stonington, Connecticut, offers one four and a half residency between mid-January and the end of May, and three or four shorter residencies of 2 to 6 weeks during the months between Labor Day and mid-January. Philip Roth Residence in Creative WritingThis residency is hosted by Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Can Serrat Residency Each year Can Serrat Centre near Barcelona, Spain, offers two writers a full stipend which entitles them to a 30-day residency including free accommodation, breakfasts and dinners. Berton House Writers’ Retreat Berton House is located in Dawson City, Yukon.
United Nations Multimedia 9 Amazing Writers’ Residencies from Around the World | Aerogramme Writers' Studio9 Amazing Writers' Residencies from Around the World Do you need some dedicated time away from all of the distractions of modern life to focus on your writing? If so, then these international writing residencies might be just what you need. I. The Baltic Writing Residency, Riga, Latvia Image: Hotel RigaThe Baltic Writing Residency was founded in 2008. II. Image: Marnay-sur-SieneThe Centre d’Art Marnay Art Cenre offers residencies year-round to writers and other artists in the Champagne-Ardenne region of northern France. III. Image: The Standard Hotel’s 21st Floor PenthouseAnnounced just last week, The Paris Review Writer-In-Residence Program is offered in partnership with The Standard Hotel, East Village. IV. Image: Shanghai at night by Mike BehnkenThe M Literary Residency program, sponsored by the M Restaurant Group, offers a three-month-long residency in bustling Shanghai to a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative non-fiction writer. V. VI. Image: Jack Kerouac lived in this house at the time On the Road made him a national sensation.
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Call Listings Valdosta National 2016 The Valdosta National is South Georgia’s premier national all-media art competition. Hosted by the Valdosta State University Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, 2016 will be the 28th year of the annual juried exhibition showcasing the best in contemporary art nation-wide. Deadline: November 2, 2015, $1,500.00 in awards Exhibition: January 19-February 5, 2016 Entry fee: $35 for 3 different artworks Eligibility and Guidelines: Open to all artists over 18 living in the United States. Valdosta State University faculty and staff are ineligible to apply to the Valdosta National 2016. Presentation: All work must be professionally presented; 2-D work should be framed with plexi-glass, and with a hanging wire. Juror: Carrie Ann Baade is an internationally exhibiting artist whose oil paintings are rich with allegorical narratives. Exhibition closes: Friday, February 5, 3PM Pick up of hand-delivered work: February 8, 8:30AM-5:30PMReturn of shipped work: Sent by February 10
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