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.
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). The successful candidate is notified at this time, pending Canada Council for the Arts funding.
March 1: Library submits a grant application for funding from the Canada Council for the Arts. Library hears back in three months. A public announcement is made once the funding is secured.
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