Writer in Residence Opportunity

The British Council has opened a UK residency for an international short story writer. The successful applicant will spend up to one week as a Writer in Residence at this year’s Small Wonder Short Story Festival, which runs from 28 September – 2 October 2016.

What’s included in the residency:

  • Entrance to the entire Small Wonder programme of around 16 mainstream sessions plus fringe events and workshops
  • All local travel, meals, per diems, hospitality
  • £250 stipend paid to the writer directly
  • Mentoring from a UK literary professional after the Festival

The residency would suit a writer at any stage of their career who is interested in responding creatively to and within the Small Wonder environment and making connections with the UK short story sector. For more details, click here