The Fiction Meets Science Residency offers up to two residencies of three to nine months annually to fiction and nonfiction writers at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst, Germany. Residents are provided with a private apartment and office space at the institute, where they will connect with an international community of guest scientists. Residents are expected to give one lecture or reading and to participate in the weekly lectures of the scientist fellows at the institute. Residencies include travel expenses and a monthly stipend, arranged on an individual basis to supplement lost income from other work during the residency. Eligible writers must have published at least one book or have a record of short works published in reputable journals and should be working on a novel, short story collection, or work of narrative nonfiction in which science is an ìessential feature of the book’s themes, plot, structure, or characters.î Submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, and letter of intent via e-mail; applications are accepted on a rolling basis. There is no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Accessibility accommodations include public transportation near the venue and elevators in all multilevel event spaces. E-mail the project director for additional accessibility details.
Fiction Meets Science Residency, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst Germany. Susan M. Gaines, Project Director.