With the support of TRADUKI, the Croatian Ministry of Culture, the region of Split-Dalmatia and the city of Split, the association KURS will continue its writers in residence program “Marko Marulić” in 2015. Writers and literary translators can apply until November 15th, 2014 for a month’s working stay in Split.
On September 10th, the Bosnian-Herzegovinian writer, film critic and professor of literature Nedžad Ibrahimović presented himself to the audience in Split. He spent the month of September in the city as the fellow of the writers in residence program. Despite the bad weather, many people came to listen to the discussion with Nedžad Ibrahimović and two guests from Split, Boba Đuderija and Nebojša Lujanović.
The Turkish lyricist Gonca Özmen was the fellow of the TRADUKI supported writer in residence program in Split during July 2014. She worked there on her doctoral thesis and on her new book of poetry. Before the end of her stay, she presented her poems together with poets of the association “Rječilište” in the stone park “Nove Starine” in Solin.
The S. Fischer Foundations awards since 2007 the “Schritte” Fellowships to translators of German literature from Turkey and Southeast Europe. The fellowships enable a month’s stay in the Literary Colloquium Berlin (LCB).
The Bosnian writer Lamija Begagić spent the month of February 2014 in Belgrade as the Writer in Residence of the Kuća za pisce run by the association KROKODIL. She worked there on her new collection of stories and wrote in the blog on the website of the writer-in-residence program that every grant holder co-writes.
On July 24th 2014, the Romanian writer Filip Florian, who spent the month of July in Sarajevo as a holder of a Writer-in-Residence grant, had a reading in front of a Sarajevo audience. The literary evening that was organized by TRADUKI and the PEN-Centre of Bosnia and Herzegovina was moderated by the writer and journalist Šejla Šehabović.