Student Writer-in-Residence

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In the fortieth year of the Writer-in-Residence program, USC and the Department of English have collaborated to create a new, parallel position, unique in Canada: the Student Writer-in-Residence (SWIR).

Western hosts the longest-running Writer-in-Residence program in Canada. The program has given Western students direct access to such celebrated Canadian writers as Austin Clarke, Emma Donoghue, Margaret Laurence, and Alice Munro.

The Student Writer-in-Residence Program will recognize and provide support for a talented student writer as he or she pursues the fourth year of undergraduate studies; the Western community will benefit from the studentís creativity, expertise and organizational skills.

The honorarium will be $1,000.

If you are a third-year student in any discipline entering fourth year in 2014-15, full or part time, and if you are are an active creative writer, with organizational and community-building skills that will enrich the culture of creativity at Western, you should apply! Applications will be accepted up to midnight on April 9th, 2014. The SWIR will serve from September 2014 to April 2015.

Click here for more detailed information on the position.