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    Goethe-Institut/Bureau de intermediary Ouagadougou Author’s in Residency Program 2019/2020(Moneyed)

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    Goethe-Institut/Bureau de intermediary Ouagadougou Author’s in Residency Program 2019/2020(Moneyed)

    Due Date: July 7, 2019

    Are you an author in Africa trying to find a possibility to sharpen you composing abilities? The Goethe-Institut/Bureau de intermediary Ouagadougou is establishing an author’s residency for young African authors (less than 40 years) in 2019/20 in Burkina Faso.

    This residency program intends to offer a platform free of charge expression

    • to authors who predict the vision of (another) future in their works,
    • to authors who have constraints of expression in their native land,
    • to activist authors who reveal themselves in relation to social and/ or political improvements and difficulties in their nations.

    Expense

    • Expense of transport (from house nation to Burkina Faso) and visa will be covered
    • Lodging throughout the 4 weeks residency will be supplied
    • Grant of 1,500 Euro for the residency duration (incl. daily and personal transportation)– paid in location in 2 instalments.

    Eligibility

    • Open to authors of all literary categories: unique, poetry, essay, storytelling, narrative, theatre, comic, and so on. The production of a text is obligatory for the authors in home. The texts produced will be released at the end of 2020, either in physical or digital variation;-LRB- ***************).
    • Be under 40 years of ages;-LRB- ***************).
    • Have at least one released text, either with a publisher or a paper, on a blog site or site or as a self-publication;-LRB- ***************).
    • Be of African citizenship by origin or by naturalization;-LRB- ***************).
    • Have a composing task to establish throughout the residency;-LRB- ***************).
    • Be offered from November 2019.

    Application

    Application and file to offer:

    • Letter of inspiration defining your author’s profession, your individual circumstance,
    • Your expectations and the factors for your application for the residency
    • Description of your task to establish throughout the residency
    • Résumé
    • Complete bio (max. 500 words)
    • PDF or links of texts currently released

    The applications will be sent out to the following addresses:

    Carolin Christgau, Director Goethe-Institut:
    [email protected]

    Francois d’Assise Ouédraogo, Assistant Goethe-Institut:
    [email protected]

    For more details, go to Goethe-Institut/Bureau de intermediary Ouagadougou Author’s in Residency Program