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. 

June: A job posting is released for the term a year in advance. This posting is sent along to various organizations around the country and is posted on SPL's website.

November: Deadline for applications. Applications kits go out to selection committee.

December: Committee meets to review (nine months before the position begins). The successful candidate is notified at this time.

March: Writer submits a grant application for funding from the Canada Council for the Arts. Writer hears back in three months.

June/July: A public announcement is made.