Call for Applications
Sept. 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010 Residency
Regina Public Library invites applications from Canadian creative writers for the position of Writer-in-Residence. The successful candidate will work with the public through individual consultations, community/school visits, and group workshops or seminars. The Writer-in-Residence will devote 80% of his/her time to personal writing projects. The author must live in Regina or surrounding area during the term of the residency. Experience working with the public, a history of literary publications, and a background in the literary field should be clearly demonstrated in the covering letter or résumé. Please include a résumé, 10 page writing sample, and three letters of reference from members of the writing community. References should include a daytime and evening phone number in their letters. Previous experience as a writer-in-residence or teacher would be an asset. All genres of writing will be considered.
Salary: $26,000/annum (based on availability of grant funds.)
Based on the Canada Council for the Arts guidelines.
Applications must be received by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
Writer-in-Residence Search Committee
c/o Public Relations
Regina Public Library
P.O. Box 2311 (2311 -12th Avenue)
Regina, SK S4P 3Z5
Regina Public Library gratefully acknowledges funding assistance from Canada Council for the Arts.