Friday, November 30, 2012


Call for applications: Singapore Creative Writing Residency 2013 (18-01-13) Co-organised by the National University of Singapore University Scholars Programme (NUS USP) and The Arts House, the Singapore Creative Writing Residency is created to promote creative writing in Singapore. The residency aims to: a. Provide time and space for the Resident Writer to complete, or make substantial progress with a written work in English; b. Generate interaction and critical discussion among potential writers and stimulate new writing from them through mentorship and public programmes. The completed work, or part of a work, which can be fiction or non-fiction, may cover any topic, and should be in one of the following forms; prose, verse, stage play, radio play or screenplay. The work must be of publishable standard and must be ready for a public reading/lecture. The residency will last for six months from July to December 2013, and the Resident Writer will be required to take up residence at Cinnamon College, the USP residential college at NUS. The resident will receive a monthly stipend. The resident will be provided with board, lodging, a computer, and supporting peripherals during the tenure of his/her residency. Applications are now open! Visit for more details.

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