Sunday, April 12, 2009

Current Call Out for Residents!

›››Nomadesk Writer's Residency‹‹‹

The Nomadesk Writer's Residency is a site-specific-residency in Montreal, Canada. It is an experiment in nomadic authorship and writing in public space. The residency intends to expose the writer's secret craft to the public, while simultaneously providing the writer with portable solitude.

The Nomadesk is a traveling cart/writer's studio available for short-term residencies in both pre-chosen and requested locations in parts of Montreal. Residents are invited to write for one 30/60 minute slot. A small portable library is avalable for inspirational reading material.

Currently Available Sites in April:
Marie Anne Parkette (St. Laurent + Marie Anne) - April 17th - 10 - 1pm
Parc Lafontaine - April 19th - 12 - 3pm
The CCA - April 18th - 1:30 - 4:30 pm
The FOFA Gallery - April 18th - 5 - 7pm

The Nomadesk is currently accepting suggested sites during the following days: April 17, 18, 19, during hours not mentioned above.

The Application Process:

Applications should be included in the body of an email and contain:
-the writer's name
-their preferred date
-preferred time (flexibility is appreciated)
-a phone number
-a specific location if desired
-no more than four sentences as to why they wish to participate and what they expect to accomplish.

Application Deadline: Wednesday April 15th, 2009

Please send submissions to:

The rights to the work written during the residency belong to the individual author, but the Nomadesk Writer's Residency reserves the right to own the original document and will provide digital copies to authors. Possibility of publication will be discussed with author.