CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence 2019 is available for application. 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 candidate is eligible for the fellowship from 13 September 2019 until 13 September 2020. Within 60 days after completion of the residency, the candidate must submit a written report.
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. Furthermore, the fellowship winner will be guest of the 34th Vilenica International Literary Festival which will take place from 10 to 15 September 2019 at various locations in Slovenia. Moreover, the fellowship winner will be officially announced at the press conference at the end of August, and fellowship will be awarded to him or her at the festival.
Applicants eligible for the fellowship are writers from all genres under 35 (born after 1984 – from 1 January 1985 onwards) from CEI Member States, which are not part of the European Union (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine).
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2019. Applications submissions should be in a pdf file by e-mail. The committee will consider entries sent on or before 30 April 2019. Applicants should submit applications to the following e-mail address: [email protected]
The application must include the following obligatory enclosures: