Nanjing International Virtual Writers Residency 2021

Nanjing City of literature has opened the call for applications for the 2021 Nanjing Residency 2021 virtual program, which will be organised in November. The call is open until the 15th of October. The call is open for all writers living in a UNESCO City of Literature. When the call is closed, six writers will be selected to attend the residency programme; the results will be announced on the 22nd of October.

During this virtual residency the selected writers have a chance to take part in various interesting activities. These opportunities include:

What is expected from the writers?

The participating writers will be selected will be done by a specific panel in Nanjing City of Literature. During the reviewing process they will pay attention to the following criteria:

How to apply?

The programme is open exclusively to writers living in a UNESCO City of Literature. Please add the following attachments to your application before sending it in;

Please write your application in English, and send it to: before the 15th of October. When you send the application, please CC: If you have any questions, please contact Nanjing City of Literature by using the email adress mentioned above.

Be quick, and take this chance to get know Nanjing’s literary culture!

If you need a letter of recommendation from Kuhmo’s City of Literature office, please contact our project coordinator. You can also ask her to help you with any inquiries regarding the practicalities of a virtual residency. You can find our number and email address from the Contact us -section.

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