Arteles Creative Center

Hämeenkyrö, Finland
Event Date: 
January 1, 2025
Application Deadline: 
July 31, 2024
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
July 31, 2024
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The Arteles Creative Center’s Silence Awareness Existence Residency Program offers one-month residencies to poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and translators from January to March in the countryside region of Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Each resident is provided with a private bedroom and working desk as well as access to shared kitchens, bathrooms, and studio spaces in two residency buildings. The residency also offers access to a range of facilities, including a library, a meditation space, a sauna, and common areas. Two cars are available for transportation and exploration. The cost of the residency is €1,950 (approximately $2,123); a limited number of residencies are available at a reduced fee of €1,270 (approximately $1,382) based on financial need. To apply, submit a link to an online portfolio or a writing sample of 5 to 10 pages of poetry, prose, or an English translation of work in either genre, and a brief bio by July 31. There is no application fee. Visit the website for an application form and more information.

Contact Information

Arteles Creative Center, Hahmajärventie 26, 38490 Haukijärvi, Finland. Amber Harmon, Residency Coordinator.