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HBKU Press & Art Omi: 2022 Writer’s Residency

01 Nov 2021
15 Dec 2021
  • 12:00AM - 12:00AM
Add to Calendar 2021-11-01 03:00:00 2021-12-15 03:00:00 HBKU Press & Art Omi: 2022 Writer’s Residency Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press, in partnership with Art Omi, will once again sponsor one aspiring Arabic writer to participate in the HBKU Press & Art Omi: 2022 Writer’s Residency held in Ghent, New York. The chosen writer will attend the month-long retreat for the opportunity to take time and space away from daily pressures to write and create at the Art Omi residences. Amidst the backdrop of 300 acres of rolling farmland with spectacular views of the Catskills and Hudson River Valley, they will connect with other literary talents from all over the world as well as international editors, publishers, and industry professionals. Safety remains a top concern and the program and the Art Omi campus has been modified in light of international Covid-19 guidelines. Asia/Qatar public Share

About the Event

Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press, in partnership with Art Omi, will once again sponsor one aspiring Arabic writer to participate in the HBKU Press & Art Omi: 2022 Writer’s Residency held in Ghent, New York.

The chosen writer will attend the month-long retreat for the opportunity to take time and space away from daily pressures to write and create at the Art Omi residences.

Amidst the backdrop of 300 acres of rolling farmland with spectacular views of the Catskills and Hudson River Valley, they will connect with other literary talents from all over the world as well as international editors, publishers, and industry professionals.

Safety remains a top concern and the program and the Art Omi campus has been modified in light of international Covid-19 guidelines.

General Information

  • This opportunity is open to all fiction and non-fiction writers, though preference is given to mid-career writers. This opportunity is not a research grant and those pursuing scholarly research writing need not apply.
  • Applicants must have an intermediate grasp of the English language as the residency and its workshops are all in English.
  • Applicants must agree to all terms and conditions set forth below.
  • Application, Statement of Purpose (1000 words), and CV to be submitted in English; Writing Sample (5000 words) can be in English or Arabic.
  • Only completed applications submitted through the form below on or before 15 December 2021 will be considered.
  • A shortlist of finalists will be announced on 25 December 2021, and one finalist will be contacted by 15 January 2022. Chosen individuals will be contacted directly – any applicants who are not chosen for participation will not be contacted.

The deadline for applications is 15 December 2021. Good luck!