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Gothenburg City of Literature Writers in Residence

Gothenburg UNESCO City of Literature have opened a call for 2022 West Sweden Literary Residency Grants. Region Västra Götaland offers a one-month stay and invite applications for a total of nine residency grants, in five locations throughout West Sweden.

Here’s the link for all the details. 

They particularly welcome applicants from other Unesco Cities of Literature.

Are you working as a writer or literary translator? Do you need access to your own room? Are you looking for a peaceful work environment and new inspiration? Now you can apply for a one-month residency grant for 2022, within the framework of AIR Litteratur Västra Götaland.

The residency grant includes one month of free accommodation and access to a workplace. The grant is worth 20,000 SEK. For residency grants where the host is a library, a writer’s fee of 7,500 SEK is also included for a public appearance which will be organized during the residency, in consultation with the host.

Submit your application no later than on 25 April through digital form available here.

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