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International Visegrad Fund

Literary Residency Program

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Any
Disciplines
2400 EUR
Grant
4 countries
Location
30 Nov 2024
Application deadline

About

Literary residencies are intended to develop and promote V4 literature by providing support to the work and mobility of talented writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, essayists, critics as well as literary translators, publicists and journalists from V4 countries by creating a platform for literary exchanges.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Up to €2,400

Scholarship coverage

  • other

Description

The Visegrad Literary Residency Program, established 2012 by the International Visegrad Fund, consists of a series of residency stays and literary events addressed to writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, essayists, critics as well as literary translators, publicists and journalists from the Visegrad Countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia).

It is based on a partnership of 4 Host Institutions, one in each V4 country: Institut umění – Divadelní ústav (Arts and Theatre Institute) in Prague, Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum (Petőfi Literary Museum) in Budapest, Stowarzyszenie Willa Decjusza (Villa Decius Association) in Krakow and Slovenské literárne centrum (Slovak Literary Centre) in Bratislava.

The Program will provide opportunities to host from and in all V4 member states and to support work and mobility of talented Literary Residents, to create a platform for information exchange and to support development and promotion of the V4 literature in Central Europe.

The Villa Decius Association acts as the Coordinator of the Program.

The 2024 edition of the Program will enable 32 Literary Residents to carry their literary projects in 4 Host Institutions in one of the given periods: 1st May – 12th June 2024 (Compact Spring Edition) or 1st September – 30th November 2024 (Regular Autumn Edition).

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The amount of support is €1,300 for the Compact Spring Edition and €2,400 for Regular Autumn Edition.

Eligibility

  • Writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets and literary translators with at least one book publication (min. 18 years old)
  • Essayists, critics, publicists and journalists with at least 3 publications in quality newspapers, magazines or electronic media (min. 18 years old) 

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

4 countries

Nationality

4 nationalities

Study experience required

High school

Age

Over 18

Application

Application deadline

30 Nov 2024

The 2024 edition of the Program will enable 32 Literary Residents to carry their literary projects in 4 Host Institutions in one of the given periods: 1st May – 12th June 2024 (Compact Spring Edition) or 1st September – 30th November 2024 (Regular Autumn Edition).

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