Granada City of Literature Writer in Residence

15th May 2024

Granada City of Literature have opened their 2024 international writer in residency programme, and are looking for writers living in any country and writing in any language. The deadline for applications is Thursday 20th June.

Granada City of Literature offers a stay of 30 overnight stays in Granada for two writers between Monday November 4th and Tuesday December 3rd, both inclusive, at the Corrala de Santiago of the University of Granada.

Granada City of Literature UNESCO will cover the travel expenses of each of the selected writers. The University of Granada will cover the accommodation expenses of the two selected writers in single rooms and full board at its guest residence Corrala de Santiago.

Granada City of Literature UNESCO and the University of Granada will provide the writers-in-residence with opportunities to participate in the literary life of the city of Granada and contacts with local writers, as well as the possibility of participating in workshops and pedagogical activities.

Application Criteria:

  • Have published at least two books (novel, essay, poetry, etc.), excluding self-publishing.
  • Fill out the application form (open the pdf with Adobe Acrobat).
  • Intermediate to advanced level of English or Spanish.
  • Synopsis of the literary project you intend to develop during your stay in Granada.

Valued, although not compulsory:

  • Knowledge of Spanish.
  • Cultural and historical interest in the city of Granada.
  • Excerpt from one of the author’s published books, translated into Spanish or English, with a minimum of 1500 words and a maximum of 3000.
  • Letter(s) of recommendation.

Details and application form