Timeline for applying to the Writer in Residence Program
Because of the Canada Council for the Arts grant deadlines, our selection process operates a year in advance. That means that the next posting will be for the 2017/2018 year.
Early June: One posting is released for the term a year in advance. This posting is sent along to various list serves around the country and on the Library website.
Early November: Deadline for applications.
Mid November: Application kits go out to WIR selection committee
First Week of December: Committee meets to review and select candidate (9 months before the position begins). Successful candidate is notified at this time, pending Canada Council for the Arts funding.