There are a number residencies available worldwide offering writers the opportunity to encounter a new place and other artists whilst having time to focus on their work.
Databases of residency opportunities
We’ve compiled a pin-board of residencies for writers and translators over on Pinterest – which we frequently add to.
But a vital resource is ResArtis which has a searchable list of residencies for artists of all disciplines. TransArtists is another good resource for artist-in-residence opportunities. TransArtists is another good resource for artist-in-residence opportunities.
The Alliance of Artists Communities is an American organisation offering information on residencies for artists of all disciplines and a list of residencies which are offered.
The Nordic Writers Guild also has a detailed list of residencies in Scandinavia.