CEI Fellowship for writers

Deadline: 01/06/2010
Open to:
writers from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine
Fund: EUR 5,000

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 Central European countries not yet part of the European Union.

The CEI Fellowship is awarded by the CENTRAL EUROPEAN INITIATIVE in co-operation with the SLOVENE WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION within the Vilenica International Literary Festival.

* the fellowship is endowed with a cash award of EUR 5,000 for a three-month stay in any of the Central European Initiative Member States, selected by the candidate;
* the  fellowship winner will be guest of the 25th Vilenica International Literary Festival which will take place from 1 to 5 September 2010 at various locations in Slovenia.

Applicants eligible for the fellowship are writers from all genres under 35 (born after 1975) from CEI Member States which are not part of the European Union (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine).

The candidate is eligible for the  fellowship from 1 September 2010 till 1 September 2011.

Application procedure
The application must include the following obligatory enclosures:
1. A filled in registration form
2. A biography in English (max. 1800 characters)
3.  Copy of a valid ID or passport with the visible date and place of birth, and the citizenship
4. A bibliography in English (max. 3600 characters without spaces)
5. A description in English of the project to be undertaken during the three-month residence (max 4500 characters without spaces).
6. One letter of recommendation in English (max. 1800 characters)

The deadline for applications is 1st June 2010. Applications must be received in a sealed envelope by regular mail at following address:

Slovene Writers’ Association
(Writer In Residence)
Tomši?eva 12
SI-1000 Ljubljana

With further queries contact: maja.kavzar@vilenica.si

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