Writer-In-Residence, Regina

Writer-in-Residence

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.

Salary:

$40,000/annum

Application deadline:

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Apply to:

Writer-in-Residence Search Committee

c/o Marketing and Communications

Regina Public Library

P.O. Box 2311 (2311 -12th Avenue)

Regina, SK  S4P 3Z5

www.reginalibrary.ca

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About Shaleeta Harper

I am the Executive Director of the FBCW.

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