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Call for Applications: 2018 Banff Retreat Writers in Residence

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2018 Banff Retreat will be open to more participants, and we will be hiring two Writers in Residence for the duration of the retreat.

The retreat takes place February 2 – 11, 2018, at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. 

The Writers in Residence will provide individual manuscript consultations for retreat participants and foster community among the group. A full job description is available here:

Each contract position pays $2800 plus travel expenses.

Candidates must have professional publication credits, including published books and/or credits in literary anthologies, journals, or magazines. Candidates must have demonstrated ability and/or prior experience in manuscript review, editing, and peer consultation.

Application Process
Please submit a current CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in serving as the Banff Retreat Writer in Residence to [email protected].

Deadline to apply for this position is Monday, September 18, 2017.


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