Call for Writer-in-Residence for Museum of Repressed Writers in Tbilisi, Georgia
Writers’ House in Tbilisi, Georgia (country)
Who is welcome to apply:
Journalists, researchers, historians, sociologists, writers etc.,
Description of Program:
In Spring 2022, The Museum of Repressed Writers will open at the Writers’ House in Tbilisi. This museum seeks to uncover and make available to the public many previously unknown life histories and concealed details about repressed writers through research currently underway by the Writers’ House and The Soviet Past Research Laboratory (SOVLAB).
As part of the program, Writers’ House seeks a writer to reflect on information uncovered and discuss the international relevance of the project. Some articles and/or interpretive pieces for publication in both United States and English-language outlets in Georgia are expected.
Description of right candidate:
The right candidate will be one with a strong interest in the area and relevant themes. Ability to commit to a full month of researching and writing in Georgia is required. Writers may incorporate the residency into larger projects if this scope is made clear in the application.
The residency will run for at least 4 weeks in 2022. The applicant will propose program dates between March and September 2022.
What is included:
- Room and board (breakfast)
- $1500.00 (gross) honorarium
- Flight and return ticket
- How to apply and more information:
For more information, write ShermanRM1@state.gov or visit https://bit.ly/WriterInResidence
Deadline: December 15, 2021