Literary residencies are intended to develop and promote V4 literature by providing support to the work and mobility of talented writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, essayists, critics as well as literary translators, publicists and journalists from V4 countries by creating a platform for literary exchanges.
Literary residencies are run in partnership with Villa Decius in Cracow, Institut umění in Prague, Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum in Budapest and Literárne informačné centrum in Bratislava. Each of the partners (Villa Decius, Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum, Institut umění and Literárne informačné centrum) accomodates a group of four residents (one from each V4 country), who work on their individual literary projects and also participate in literary events organized by the host.
Residents can carry 6-week/3-month projects in the host institutions from May 1 to June 12 period (Compact Spring Edition) or September 1 to November 30 (Regular Autumn Edition)
The amount of support is €1,125 for the Compact Spring Edition and €2,250 for Regular Autumn Edition
The 2020 edition of the residency program will enable 32 residents to carry their literary projects in 4 host institutions in one of the given periods: 1st May – 12th June 2020 and 1st September – 30th November 2020 (Regular Autumn Edition).
Deadline for application: 30th November 2019 (midnight)
Results announced: 15th January 2020