Writer’s Residence

The Art Factory Białystok Writer’s Residence will take place June 1-30, 2010.

Application deadline: March 1, 2010 closed – no more applications are being accepted at this time – please check back or sign up to receive updates on upcoming residencies

The Art Factory Białystok Writer’s Residence is open to all writers – published and beginning writers seriously committed to their craft – from any countries, writing in English.

The aim of the residence is to provide the time to develop a body of work, hone that work during workshop-style meetings with the other participants, as well as public readings. Moreover, the program will be enriched by several inspiring day trips to nearby towns, showcasing the cultural and gastronomical diversity of the region.

Cost: 850 PLN (approx. US$300, €200, £190) This includes accomodation, a monthly bus pass for transportation within Białystok, a historic/architectural tour of Białystok with an English-speaking guide, as well as transportation and entrance fees for trips.

Accomodation will be provided in student dormitories with internet access and a shared kitchen.

Participants must cover the cost of transportation to and from Bialystok and food.


  • letter of application – stating what you would like to work on during the residence, what you will bring to the residence (personality-wise, work-wise, etc), if you’d ever participated in any sort of residency before, why this residence in particular interests you, current projects, work habits, etc.
  • bio – information about you, education, achievements, etc.
  • min. 10 page writing sample in ENGLISH

Applications are accepted by EMAIL: art.factory.bialystok [at] gmail [dot] com.

If you wish you mail your application, please send an email first.


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