CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
READ residency program 2022
The READ Open Call for authors in residence aims to provide the authors from North Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Albania and Turkey the opportunity to get to know the literary, artistic and cultural scene in the region and to support the regional diffusion of literary work from the target countries. At the same time, the local audience is given a unique opportunity to be introduced to the work of the selected artists.
The resident authors will be hosted by the partner organizations in the five countries. Each partner organization will host two resident authors per year, and in total 10 residency grants are planned for 2022.
Eligible applicants: Regional and local writers, translators, playwrights, poets, illustrators, graphic novel artists, comic book writers and cultural journalists from North Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Albania and Turkey.
Section: Literature, translation, visual arts, journalism
Duration: 1 month stay
READ residency program 2022: The residencies will take place from May 2022 until December 2022, (the period depends on the chosen country).
Deadline for applications: 31 March 2022
Final selection: 20 April 2022
Apply to: https://rb.gy/d1zd7l
From the resident authors it is expected
The READ residency grant includes:
Benefits for the authors in residence:
Our goal is to give the READ artists-in-residence the opportunity to develop a project over a fixed period of time and to reflect and consolidate their artistic practice in the specific context. Creative and innovative project ideas, as well as works dealing with contemporary and relevant topics will be given a priority.
Regional and local writers, translators, playwrights, poets, illustrators, graphic novel artists, comic book writers and cultural journalists are invited to apply for the READ residency program. We are welcoming both young and emerging authors as well as established and experienced ones. Eligible will be those, who have published at least two books/ works of their own or at least two translations.
The applicants must be residents of one of the following countries: North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Albania or Kosovo. The official language of the program is English and applicants must be conversant in English.
How to apply?
The application should be submitted through our application platform (https://rb.gy/d1zd7l) and it must include:
For more information, you can contact:
For authors from Albania: [email protected]
For authors from Kosovo: [email protected]
For authors from North Macedonia: [email protected]
For authors from Serbia: [email protected]
For authors from Turkey: [email protected]
Goethe-Institut Skopje: [email protected]