The Department of Culture is pleased to offer an annual Writer in Residence programme. Each year an award-winning writer is selected to conduct a workshop on a specific genre with the aim of improving the overall quality of Bermudian literature and writing.
The workshop facilitator will conduct classes with student groups over a period of time. Students will be required to submit a final piece within the selected genere at the end of the programme.
Previous Writers in Residence include:
- Olive Senior
- Mervyn Morris
- Kendel Hippolyte
- Rachel Manley
- Christian Campbell
- Paul Maddern and Jane Downing
- Michael Gilkes
- Tobias Buckell
- Lucinda Spurling
- Andrea Stuart
- Jacob Ross
- Lynn Joseph
- Dr. Chris Astwood, Dr. Paul Maddern, Andra Simons, Alan C. Smith, and Yesha Townsend
The Department of Culture will issue a call for applications approximately six weeks before the start of the programme, with interested persons submitting a writing sample for consideration.
Please check back for more information about our next Writer in Residence programme and how you can apply.