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International Residencies Program - Rome

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Applications for the following Australia Council for the Arts international residency are now open.

BR Whiting Studio

Location: Rome, Italy

Art form: Literature (includes arts writers, playwrights and librettists)

Length of residency: 6 months

Dates: 1 August 2017 – 29 January 2018, 12 February – 13 August 2018

Grant amount: $20,000

The BR Whiting Studio is an apartment in the Roman neighbourhood of Trastavere. The apartment was bequeathed to the Australia Council by Lorri Whiting, the wife of writer B.R. ‘Bertie’ Whiting originally for the benefit of Australian poets. Poets are encouraged to apply for the residency. The studio contains a collection of over 2,000 books that have been added to over the years by previous residents.

See the full listing here.

General information about Australia Council for the Arts International residencies, including the link to apply, is here.


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