Applications close 1 September 2018, results announced 10 September.

Tartu City of Literature Office announces the second 2018 call for applications of Tartu City of Literature International Residency Program for writers and translators.

The residency period in autumn 2018 is two months, the period of stay offering some flexibility between October and December (the applicants can fill in the section of the preferred period of stay in the application form). One applicant will be selected.

What’s on offer:

• 2-month stay at the house of the former Karl Ristikivi Museum. Karl Ristikivi (1912–1977) was a renowned Estonian writer whose works are considered among the core texts of the 20th century Estonian prose.The house, managed by Karl Ristikivi Society, was his last residence in Estonia before exile in Sweden since 1943.
• A scholarship of 600 euros per month
• Compensation of travel costs to and from Tartu up to 350 euros
• An opportunity to visit places and perform at venues in other cities
• An opportunity to perform at Tartu Festival of Children’s and Youth Literature (October 17th–20th ) and/or Tartu International Interdiciplinary Festival Crazy Tartu (November 9th and 10th ).
• A contact person who is responsible for making arrangements for performances, meetings and tours and helps to make engage in the local literary life