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29 Jun 2012

India - China | M Literary Residency 2013-14

M on the Bund restaurant group in Shanghai announces the next M Literary Residency programme.  International call for writer's residencies in Bangalore and Shanghai.

M Literary Residency 2013-14

The M Literary Residency Program has been established to disseminate a broader knowledge of contemporary life and writing in India and China today and to foster deeper intellectual, cultural and artistic links across individuals and communities.

No nationality restrictions - applicants are invited to apply for one of two M Literary Residencies:

Bangalore, India

A three-month residency at Sangam House, in a rural setting near Bangalore, South India from late 2013 to early 2014.

For more on Sangam House, click here

For the Sangam House Newsletter, click here

Shanghai, China

A three-month residency in Shanghai. The residency must be taken up before March 1st, 2014.


  • The applicant does not need to be a published author - unpublished writers are welcome to apply

  • There are no nationality restrictions for applications. However, applicants should be over 21 years old and be writing in English

  • Applications will be accepted in the following genres only: fiction • non-fiction • poetry • dramatic prose

  • Past applicants are welcome to reapply

The M Literary Residency application form and guidelines can be downloaded below.

Applications must be received by Friday, 29 June 2012.

The results will be announced on Monday, 29 October, 2012.

Download: M Literary Residency Application Form

Download: M Literary Residency Guidelines

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