Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Writer's and Artist's Residency in Poland
I got the following recently about a residency program in the Bialystok, Poland:
ART FACTORY BIALYSTOK WRITER'S RESIDENCE DEADLINE: MARCH 1,2010
Art Factory Bialystok is an international artist/writer's residence program in the beautiful town of Bialystok, located in the northeastof Poland. The Art Factory Bialystok Writer's Residence is open to all writers published and beginning writers seriously committed to their craft from any countries, writing in English. The residence will take place June 1-30, 2010.
The aim of the residence is to provide the time to develop abody of work, hone that work during workshop-style meetings with the otherparticipants, as well as public readings. Moreover, the program will beenriched by several inspiring day trips to nearby towns, showcasing thecultural and gastronomical diversity of the region.
Cost: 850 PLN (approx. US$300, Euros 200, £190) This includes accomodation, a monthly bus pass for transportation within Bialystok, a historic/architectural tour of Bialystok with an English-speaking guide, aswell as transportation and entrance fees for trips.
Accomodation will be provided in student dormitories with internet access and a shared kitchen. Participants must cover the cost of transportation to and from Bialystok and food.
letter of application stating what you would like to work on during the residence, what you will bring to the residence (personality-wise, work-wise, etc), if you'd ever participated in any sort of residency before, why this residence in particular interests you, current projects,work habits, etc. bio information about you, education, achievements, etc.
min. 10 page writing sample in ENGLISH
Applications are accepted by EMAIL: art.factory.bialystok(at)gmail.com (replace (at) with @)
For more information please click here.