The CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence is an award aimed at encouraging cross-border cooperation and promotion in the field of literature for young writers from non-EU CEI countries (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine). The winner will receive a cash award of 5,000 EUR for a three-month residence permit in any CEI Member State of the candidate’s choice. During this period, the selected author will work on the literary project he/she proposed in the application.
Since 2006, the CEI Executive Secretariat has presented the CEI Fellowship for Writers in Residence in cooperation with the Slovene’s Writers Association  - as part of the Vilenica International Festival.

Eligible applicants: writers under 35 years of age.

Applications must be sent to:
info@vilenica.si

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