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Applications open for DCU Writer-in-Residence opportunity

DCU Announces Writer-in-Residence Opportunities

Dublin City University is offering both English and Irish Language Writer in Residence positions.
Dublin City University and the Arts Council have announced two Writer in Residence positions for 2023, for Irish and English-language mid-career and established writers.

From January to December 2023, the Writer in Residence will be supported to engage with students and staff through focused teaching, workshops, mentoring, public events or other activities which bring new energy to the creative writing programme. From July onwards, the writer will be supported to concentrate his or her own practice.

Applications will be considered from writers in all forms including fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, graphic fiction, children’s and young adult fiction, and poetry. The writers will be provided with a dedicated writing space during the year, along with other administrative supports. The successful candidates will receive a fee of €30,000.

Visit the Arts Council website to find out more and apply. The closing date for all positions is 5.30pm on Thursday, 29 September 2022.

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