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 (under 35) from CEI Member States.

Since 2006, the Fellowship has been presented by the CEI in cooperation with the Slovene Writers' Association as part of the Vilenica International Festival. 

The Fellowship is endowed with a cash award of EUR 1,500 for a one-month stay in any of the CEI Member States, selected by the candidate, to work on the literary project proposed in the application.

The winner will be a guest of the 35th Vilenica International Literary Festival which will take place on 8-13 September 2020 in various locations in Slovenia.

Applications are to be sent to the following e-mail address:

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