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Goethe Institut 2021 Writing Gender Residency for African Writers

As a collaboration between Huza Press and the Goethe Institut Kigali, we are announcing a four-week writers’ residency in Kigali (Rwanda) in September 2021.

The purpose of this residency is to support writers as they complete or make significant advances with a work-in-progress novel manuscript. We are particularly passionate about literature as a space for opening up conversations about gender, its modes of construction, histories, representation and relationality to power: the theme of this residency is therefore writing gender.

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Writing Gender Residency


Aim and Benefits of Writing Gender Residency

  • This writers’ residency will be awarded jointly to two writers: one writer based in Africa and one German-speaking writer. Both writers will stay in Kigali for four weeks.
  • During their stay, the writers will have space to work on their writing, have literary exchange with eachother and introduce their writing to a local audience.
  • Transportation costs (a return economy flight ticket from home to Kigali) and visa fees will be covered.
  • Accommodation during the four-week stay will be provided.
  • Each writer will receive a grant of 2000 Euro for the residency period (inclusive of a per diem and private transport) paid inplace in two installments.
  • Working languages for 2021 are English and German.

Documents Required for Application

  • Letter of motivation documenting your writing career, a proposed writing plan for the residency and the reasons for your application (max. 2 pages, in English).
  • Description of the novel to be developed during your residency and its connection to ideas of writing gender.
  • Work sample from the novel that you want to work on during your residency (3000-4000 words) and one other published text.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Full biography (max. 2pages, in English).
  • All documents must be send as one PDF.

 



Application Deadline

May 16, 2021


How to Apply

The application shall be sent to the following address: [email protected]

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