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15 Feb 2024

Lit-Quest Europe literary professionals in residence programme 2024

The Literary Professionals Residence Programme for 2024 is calling for applications from literary agents, editors and other literary professionals involved in promotion of authors and foreign rights from all eligible countries within the EACEA programme. Each residency will have a duration of 5 days, scheduled between 1 June and 30 November 2024.

The programme particularly emphasises literary professionals who possess extensive experience in their field, are accustomed to delivering lectures, and are proficient in the English language. The programme aims to enable the participation of literary professionals of all ages and genders, with a common criterion: their knowledge will have a meaningful impact on the countries of their residence.


  • Goga Publishing (Slovenia – Novo mesto): 3 residencies
  • Sandorf (Croatia – Zagreb): 3 residencies
  • Helsinki Literary Agency (Finland – Helsinki): 3 residencies

The fellowship will include: 

  • A 5-night stay in an apartment
  • Travel costs (up to 500 EUR)
  • Accommodation costs (up to 150 EUR per night)
  • Subsistence costs (50 EUR per person)
  • Lecture Fee (300 EUR)

All literary professionals will have the opportunity to meet local literary professionals of the host country and other individuals from the publishing field.

Literary Professionals Residence Programme application guidelines

Deadline: 15 February 2024

The Literary Professionals Residence Programme is a part of the Lit-Quest Europe project, which is a cooperative initiative involving Publishing House Goga (Slovenia), Sandorf (Croatia), and Helsinki Literary Agency (Finland). The Lit-Quest Europe project receives support from the EU Creative Europe programme.