Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Residency in Denmark

The Danish Centre for Writers and Translators has the pleasure of being able to offer a four-week working residency in the buildings on the beautiful grounds of Hald Hovedgaard, near the town of Viborg, in the period of July 16 – August 13, 2012.

Four foreign authors and eight to ten Danish authors will gather for this period in a writing-conducive environment, where they will have the opportunity to work undistracted in an inspiring literary atmosphere.

This working residency is available to Danish and foreign writers who have had at least two works of fiction published, whether it be prose or poetry.
TO APPLYThe application should be one page long, maximum, and contain a short explanation of your motivation for attending this international summer residence programme, as well as a short description of the project that you plan to be working on during your stay. Applicants must also include a bibliography of published works. You are welcome to attach up to a five-page sample of a work-in-progress, but this is optional.
Applications from writers from abroad must be in English, while Danish writers may submit their application in either Danish or English.
Applications are to be sent to Hald Hovedgaard’s director, Peter Q. Rannes, at

for applications from writers from abroad is April 1, 2012.
Deadline for applications from Danish writers is May 15, 2012.
Applicants can expect a reply 14 days after the deadline.

Learn more here.

What She Thinks: Best of Luck.

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