Calling all writers! Want to share your talent and love of writing with your community?


Call for Applications Writers in Residence

A joint project shared by the Metro Edmonton Federation of Libraries - Edmonton Public Library, Fort Saskatchewan Public Library, St. Albert Public Library and Strathcona County Library

We are accepting applications from Edmonton and area writers for two positions as Writers in Residence for the period of January 2 to December 31, 2019.

The successful candidates will work individually and collaboratively to develop regional programming and projects. Writers are expected to collaborate with each other and across all participating library systems. These full time positions (35 hours/week) may include days, evenings and/or weekends. The Writers in Residence will devote 50% of their time to library programs and projects for all ages, and 50% of their time to personal writing projects.

One of the Writers in Residence will work out of Edmonton Public Library - Highlands Branch, with their primary area of responsibility being the residents of the City of Edmonton. The other Writer in Residence will spend January – April at the Strathcona County Library, May –June at the Fort Saskatchewan Public Library, and September–December at the St. Albert Public Library. Working space will be provided.

More detailed info -> www.sclibrary/wp-content/call-for-applications.pdf