Writer In Residence Opportunity

Posted February 14, 2012 in Opportunities

A note from Cynthia Bermundez; Writer in Residence Director, Miami-Dade, Florida:

The Miami-Dade Public Library System is proud to announce its 2012 Young Adult Writer-in-Residence program funded through a grant from the James L. Knight Foundation. We are seeking a dynamic and engaging Young Adult author who will encourage local teens, 12-18, in the creative writing process. The three month residency will run from September – November 2012 in Miami, Florida. 

Eligibility Requirements:                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *Must have published at least two young adult fiction books.       
* Experience in teaching, writing, mentoring or as a manuscript evaluator or editor.       
* Subject to an official background check.       
* Must be a U.S citizen or U.S. resident.

Honorarium:  $10,500 for three month term (additional funds for housing and transportation provided).

Application Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2012 

For more information please see the attached link:
http://www.mdpls.org/news/press/pr/2012/attach/WriterResidenceRequirements.pdf