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01 Jan 2018

M Literary Residency Programme 2018-19 - Shanghai

Applications for the 2018 M Literary Residency programme are open.  One writer will be selected for the residency in Shanghai. The winner will be announced at the 2018 Shanghai International Literary Festival on March 15, 2018 (Festival dates are March 15-28, 2018).

The M Residency allows writers with an interest in China to deepen their understanding of this vital and fascinating place. Established in 2009 and fully funded by the M Restaurant Group, the residency has its roots in M’s Shanghai and Beijing Literary Festivals, and aims to foster artistic, cultural and intellectual links between individuals and communities.

From 2009 to 2016 the residency included one resident in Shanghai and one in India. In 2017, the residency included one resident based in Shanghai and one in Beijing. Starting in 2018, there will be one resident in Shanghai, China.

The M Literary Residency Programme is fully funded by the M Restaurant Group. The intent of the Residency is to provide space and time primarily for writing and location-specific research. It is not to be used as a base for travel for research or leisure. For residency guidelines and application details, please click here

Deadline for applications: 1st January 2018