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Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature announces the International Literary Residency


Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature announces the International Literary Residency open call for writers and artists from the UNESCO Literary Cities Network. The program was opened in 2019, the poet Andrej Hochevar from Ljubljana (Slovenia) and the poet David Howard from Dunedin (New Zealand) were the first guests of the residency. Ulyanovsk is a city with a great literary history, located on the banks of the widest Volga River. You’ll work in the homeland of the great Russian writer Ivan Goncharov (author of the famous novel “Oblomov”), the poet Nikolay Yazykov, the historian and writer Nikolay Karamzin, etc.


September 1-30, 2020 (one resident).

Application deadline: April 30, 2020


– Writers, poets, translators, playwrights, screenwriters, etc.;

– artists of all genres and illustrators, film directors, film makers, visualization artists, photographers, implementing literary projects.





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