Writing Studio

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Writing Studio

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An ideal environment for artistic inspiration and growth, Writing Studio provides writers and poets with an extended period of uninterrupted writing time and one-on-one editorial assistance from experienced writers/editors.

You’ll also have the opportunity to engage with a community of working writers, work with a voice and movement coach, and to share your work at a weekly reading event.

What does the Program Offer?

This program is designed to offer the freedom of unstructured time for each individual participant’s needs and desired outcomes. The residency also offers the opportunity to work with our esteemed faculty mentors over five weeks.

Writing Studio also features a weekly reading series, as well as one-on-one sessions with a voice and relaxation instructor to help you develop your public reading skills.

Who Should Apply?

Early and mid-stage career writers of fiction (or other narrative prose) and poetry who are seeking a period of dedicated time to develop a book-length manuscript with the guidance of an experienced mentor. This program is designed for published poets, writers of fiction, and other narrative prose.

We welcome writers from all backgrounds, and all gender identities and expressions.

Financial aid up to approximately 50% is available for this program.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
Dates: April 27 – May 30, 2020

For more information and to apply online, visit banffcentre.ca.

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