Organization: Canada Council for the Arts
Deadline: May 1
Grant Amount: $7,000
The Writers Residencies component of the program is an initiative of the Writing and Publishing Section of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Aboriginal Arts Department of The Banff Centre and Les éditions Hannenorak.
Successful English-language applicants will participate in a two-week, intensive writing program at The Banff Centre, in Alberta, as well as in an online program. Successful French-language applicants will participate in a two-week intensive writing program in Québec.
The program will be led by established Aboriginal writers. It is designed to refresh and refine the writing skills of successful applicants, and includes instructional workshops, individual studio writing time, guest speakers, Internet and archival research, within a cultural context.