Call for Applications
September 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015 Residency
Regina Public Library invites applications from Canadian Creative Writers for the position of Writer-in-Residence.
The successful candidate will work with the public through individual consultations, community/school visits, and group workshops or seminars. The Writer-in-Residence will devote 70% of his/her time to personal writing projects.
The author must live in Regina or surrounding area during the term of the residency. Experience working with the public, a history of literary publications, and a background in the literary field should be clearly demonstrated in the covering letter or résumé. Please explain why this opportunity is important to you and your writing. Please include a résumé, 10 page writing sample, and three letters of reference from members of the writing community. References should include a daytime and evening phone number and an email address in their letters. Previous experience as a writer-in-residence or teacher would be an asset.
All genres of literary writing will be considered.
Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014.
Writer-in-Residence Search Committee
c/o Marketing and Communications
Regina Public Library
P.O. Box 2311 (2311 -12th Avenue)
Regina, SK S4P 3Z5