Residence for Writers ARts Omi-Ledig House (New York)

OBJECT

Call for writers In collaboration with Institut Ramon Llull.  The selection of writers who want to participate in the program Writers Omi-Ledig House is opened. This year Ledig House will host two writers in Catalan during the autumn months of 2017. The stay of writers can not match over time. Ledig House is located in the village of Omi, two and a half hours from New York. The Institute has been collaborating since 2010.

Writers Omi-Ledig House was founded in 1992. Since then it has hosted more than 100 authors from 50 countries with the aim of encouraging the creative and cultural exchange of international residents. During the stay a maximum of ten authors from around the world will be at the same time in teh residence with the possibility of participate in individual and group activities, that will be the meeting point for professionals from the literary world around the world.


RECIPIENTS

Writers in Catalan with at least one original literary work published in Catalan with exclusive authorship (narrative, poetry and theater).


WHAT DOES THE INSTITUTE OFFER?

IRL is responsible for the costs of accommodation and per diem.

The stay must have a minimum duration of three weeks and a maximum of four weeks.


SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

It will be necessary to send the request to the generic instance of the Online IRL Office:

Personal information:
 
Name and surname
address
phone
email
Birthdate
Preference for dates for residency
Degree of knowledge of the English language
Presentation letter
Project description (English)
Fragment of the work in Catalan (20 pp-1,800 characters)
The IRL will translate it into English.
List of publications and CV (English)


ADMISSION DEADLINE

February 12, 2018.


CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF AUTHORS

Author's CV
General interest in the proposal
Motivation of the applicant

The decision of the two selected writers will be published as of July 15, 2017

PARTICIPANTS OF THE PREVIOUS YEARS

Gemma Gorga, Francesc Serés, Marc Pastor, Anna Ballbona, Albert Forns, Sebastià Alzamora, Marina Espada and Anna Aguilar-Amat.

More info: HERE

DATA SHEET

Residence for writers in New York.

Deadline: February 12, 2018.

In collaboration with Institut Ramon Llull.