Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Banff Centre announces 2012 Literary Arts Programs, Canada

Call for Applications

Apply by November 15, 2011 for:

In(ter)ventions: Literary Practice at the Edge

February 13 – 25, 2011
Program Director: Steven Ross Smith
Faculty: J.R. Carpenter, Steve Tomasula, Fred Wah
Guest Speakers: Brian Kim Stefans, D. Kimm

Expand your sense of what is possible within and beyond the boundaries of the printed page. This ground-breaking residency allows you to experiment in new writing practices, including digital literature, collaboration, new narrative, and performance.

Spoken Word

April 2 – 14, 2012
Program Director: Sheri-D Wilson
Faculty: Victor Hernández Cruz, Geneviève Letarte

The Banff Centre’s Spoken Word Program is the first program of its kind, offering a unique milieu for the spoken word artist to explore and develop both his or her voice and career path.

Writing Studio

April 20 – June 2, 2012
Program Director: Greg Hollingshead
Associate Directors: Daphne Marlatt, Karen Solie
Faculty: Larissa Lai, M.A.C. Farrant, Tim Bowling, Shyam Selvadurai, Nino Ricci, Fanny Howe, Colin Bernhardt

Designed for literary writers at early or intermediate stages in their careers, the Writing Studio offers poets and writers of fiction and other narrative prose the time, space, and support they need to pursue a writing project, with the benefit of editorial consultation.

*Financial assistance is available for these three programs

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