Three fellowships in autumn 2017 marked the launch of the program Literary Residency in Cetinje – Writers in the residenz in Cetinje – Writers in the Historic Capital, which means that TRADUKI now supports also a writers in residence program also in Montenegro. The publishing house Otvoreni kulturni forum (OKF), the organizer oft he residency, welcomed Tomislav Marković from Serbia in September, Petar Andonovski from Macedonia in October, and Nenad Rizvanović from Croatia in November.
The young Albanian poet Elona Çuliq was the November guest of the Writers in Residence program Prishtina has no river, which is organized by Qendra Multimedia and supported by TRADUKI. At the end of her stay, she presented her work to the audience in Prishtina. In a discussion with the host Ardiana Shala Prishtina, she gave insights into the creation process of her poems. She also explained what it means to her to write in the Gheg dialect. Following the reading of her poems, she also answered the questions from the audience.
The Literary House Salzburg hosted on November 27 a literary evening with Daša Drndić and Marko Pogačar thus presenting two generations of Croatian writers. The evening was organized by the literary forum Leselampe and the association prolit as a part of the year of the cultural exchange between Croatia and Austria of the Autrian Foreign Ministry in cooperation with TRADUKI.