Application form
for a residency at the Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators in Visby on the island of Gotland, Sweden.

Authors and literary translators can apply for a residency at the BCWT in Visby.
BCWT welcomes applicants from all countries, yet residency priority is, according to the statutes, to be given literary professionals from the countries in the Baltic Sea region and Scandinavia.

BCWT welcomes authors and literary translators of fiction, prose, poetry, children’s books, essays, playwrights, screenwriters and similar.

A stay at BCWT is free of charge and is a residency grant.
The residency term is 3-5 weeks in average.
Applications can be submitted at any time and will be considered on a rolling basis.

Emergency residencies for literary professionals, writers and literary translators from Ukraine.
The residency period can be 1-3 months

Eligible applications from Ukraine will be processed immediately

* Required fields
Date of birth*
Membership in Writers´/Translators´Union
Motivation for application/Description of what will be worked on at the Centre*
Dates you would like to stay*
Alternative dates*
List of your most important publications/works*
Short Curriculum Vitae*
Are you willing to participate in a public event / meeting with the local community, if such is being arranged during your stay?*
Reference (a person or an organization to whom inquiries as to professional character of your literary occupation can be made)*
How did you learn about the Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators?
What is 2 + 2? (SPAM check question)*
Conditions for the stay:
  • Free room
  • Travel and food to be paid by the guest


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