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Call for Applications: 2019 Banff Retreat Writer in Residence

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2019 Banff Retreat will be open to 20 participants in each half of the retreat. We will be hiring two Writers in Residence for the duration of the retreat, one Alberta-based hired through an open call, and the other invited from out of province.

The retreat takes place February 15 – 24, 2019, 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.

The contract position pays $3000 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.


Applications are now closed.

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