The Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku was the guest of the writer in residence program Prishtina has no river and spent the month of June in artists’ apartment in the capitol of Kosovo. She was also the guest of the poetry evening on June 21 in the Monet gallery. She read her poems and talked with the host Agron Bajrami.
The Literary Residence in Cetinje – Writers in the Historical Capitol will widen the offer of TRADUKI sponsored writers in residence programs even more. Autors and translators from Southeast Europe have now the opportunity to apply for a residential fellowship in Montenegro. In cooperation with TRADUKI, the publishing house Otvoreni kulturni forum (OKF) offers three fellowships in September, October and November. Deadline for applications is August 10 2017.
Each year, the Swiss Cultural Foundation Pro Helvetia makes available a fund of 200.000 CHF to actors in literary and book fields, in order to promote Swiss literature abroad. A special focus is made on art books, photography, design, and children and youth books. Eligible to apply are publishers, event organizers, associations, and book and literary actors from Switzerland and abroad. Deadlines for applications are each year on March 1 and September 1. Applications can be made exclusively via the portal www.myprohelvetia.ch.