City of Asylum™ Visiting International Writer Residencies are programs of one to three months during which writers live on Sampsonia Way.
City of Asylum™ Visiting International Writers in Residence
2007: Vijay Nair (India)
2008: Glaydah Namukasa (Uganda)
2009: Maxine Case (South Africa), Marius Ivaskevicius (Lithuania),
Irakli Kakabadze (Georgia)
2010: Billy Kahora (Kenya), Beverly Perez-Rego (Venezuela)
2011: Fabienne Kanor (France), Marvin Victor (Haiti)
2012: Vijay Nair (India, Fulbright Scholar), Barlen Pyamootoo (Mauritius)
2013: Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo (Cuba), Ivo Victoria (Belgium)
How to Apply for City of Asylum™ Visiting International Writer Residencies
Download to applications form (PDF), complete and e-mail with supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you prefer to send via post, please direct your package to City of Asylum/Pittsburgh, att: Henry Reese, 324 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212.
Deadlines: Applications for City of Asylum™ Visiting International Writer Residencies are accepted on an ongoing basis.