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City of Asylum® Visiting International Writer Residencies

Overview

Visiting writer Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo (Cuba) and Sampsonia Way managing editor Silvia Duarte; photo by David C Lewetag II.

Visiting writer Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo (Cuba) and Sampsonia Way managing editor Silvia Duarte; photo by David C Lewetag II.

City of Asylum® Visiting International Writer Residencies are programs of one to three months during which writers live on Sampsonia Way.


 

City of Asylum® Visiting International Writers in Residence

2007: Vijay Nair (India)
2008: Glaydah Namukasa (Uganda)
2009: Maxine Case (South Africa), Marius Ivaskevicius (Lithuania),
Irakli Kakabadze (Georgia)
2010: Billy Kahora (Kenya), Beverly Perez-Rego (Venezuela)
2011: Fabienne Kanor (France), Marvin Victor (Haiti)
2012: Vijay Nair (India, Fulbright Scholar), Barlen Pyamootoo (Mauritius)
2013: Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo (Cuba), Ivo Victoria (Belgium)

2014: TJ Dema (Botswana), Martina Odonkor (Ghana)

2015: Jennifer Clement (Mexico), Judith Torrea (Mexico)

 


 

How to Apply for City of Asylum® Visiting International Writer Residencies

Download an applications form (PDF), complete and e-mail with supporting documentation to hreese@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org. If you prefer to send via post, please direct your package to City of Asylum, att: Henry Reese, 324 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212.

City of Asylum® Visiting International Writer Residency Application Form

Deadlines: Applications for City of Asylum® Visiting International Writer Residencies are accepted on an ongoing basis.

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