Wonju City of Literature Residency Call

10 May 2022 - News

Wonju City of Literature offers a chance for writers from cities of literature to come to Wonju and stay at Toji Cultural Centre for eight weeks, as Wonju City of Literautre’s international level contribution to the cities of literature sub-network, designed to promote the understanding and the friendship of cities of literature. In the call of 2022, just like the call out in 2021, one writer from cities of literature and/or who have a close connection to cities of literature will benefit from the CoL Wonju Residency 2022.


Residency Call Details:

  • Closing Date of Application: June 9
  • Announcement of Successful Recipient: July 8
  • Place for Residency: Toji Cultural Centre
  • Residency Duration: Eight weeks
  • Initiating Date of Residency: September 1
  • Ending Date of Residency: October 30
  • Round-trip Air Ticket Provided
  • Transportation on arrival and departure dates provided
  • Organic meals are provided at the cafeteria of Toji Cultural Centre
  • Writing Room: One of Rooms for Writers at Toji Cultural Centre provided


Requirements during Residency:

No requirements for a successful writer. We want the recipient just to relax and engage in his/her creative activity as much as possible in such a tranquil environment around Toji Cultural Centre during the Residency. Korean writers and artists will stay at Toji Cultural Centre, we want the writer to forge friendship with them. Approximately fourteen other writers and artists will stay at Toji Cultural Centre from September 1 to October 30. Just like other writers and artists, the selected recipient should follow the rules of living established at Toji Cultural Centre.