We're looking for a Writer in Residence

Writing Places

Interested in being a Writer in Residence at Greenway, Devon or Hardy's Cottage in Dorset? It's all part of the Writing Places partnership between us and Literature Works.

Writing Places, the partnership project between Literature Works and The National Trust is looking for two Writers in Residence from September 2017.

The first residency of three months (September to November 2017), will be at Greenway, the holiday home of Agatha Christie near Brixham in South Devon.

The second residency, of two months (September and October 2017) will be at Hardy’s Cottage, the birthplace of Thomas Hardy near Dorchester in Dorset.  

The details

The residencies do not include accommodation. 

The residencies are available as 3-month and 2-month fixed term contracts of service for freelance professional published writers.

The Writers in Residence will be paid a monthly stipend of £1,000 to include all expenses.

Click below to download a recruitment pack with full information about how to apply.

Writer in Residence recruitment pack (PDF / 0.302734375MB) download

The deadline for applications is Friday 16 June.

Please visit www.writingplaces.org for more information about the project.