CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence: Call for Applications 2017 (Deadline: 30 April)
The CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence is an award aimed at encouraging cross-border cooperation and promotion in the field of literature. It is open to young writers under 35 years of age 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 or she proposed in his/her application.
Applications must be sent by regular mail to the Slovene’s Writers Association by 30 April 2017.
The winner will be guest of the 32th Vilenica International Literary Festival, taking place on 6-10 September at various locations in Slovenia.
Since 2006, the CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence has been presented by the CEI in cooperation with the Slovene’s Writers Association as part of the Vilenica International Festival.
2006 Goce Smilevski from Macedonia
2007 Marianna Kiyanovska from Ukraine
2008 Ivana Sajko from Croatia
2009 Dragan Radovancevic from Serbia
2010 Maja Hrgović from Croatia
2011 Ognjen Spahić from Montenegro
2012 Ajla Terzić from Bosnia and Herzegovina
2013 Artem Chapeye from Ukraine
2014 Mirko Božić from Serbia
2015 Kateryna Kalytko from Ukraine
2016 Tanja Bakić from Montenegro