One Writer’s Journey

April 13, 2015

Writing Position: Writer-in-Residence

help wantedIf you’re a writer living in the Boston area, you’re in luck.  The Boston Public Library (BPL) has announced the 2015-2016 Children’s Writer-in-Residence program.

The nine-month program will give the writer who fills the position:

  • A $20,000 stipend.
  • Office space at BPL’s Central Library.
  • The time and space to complete one piece of writing for children or young adults.
  • The chance to network and make connections within the literary community through library readings, workshops, and other activities.

The residency runs Sept. 2015 through May 2016.  During this time, the writer must work at least 19 hours/week at the library.

If you are a US citizen who writes fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, or poetry for children or young adults, find out more, including how to apply, here.


Application deadline: April 30, 2015.



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