The CBC/QWF writing residency, which runs from January to June, is open to any QWF Member in the Greater Montreal area
The call for applications opens in early September, and the deadline for applications is mid-October. The new Writer in Residence is announced at the QWF Awards Gala in November of each year. The residency runs from January to June.
The selected writer is responsible for producing a series of 5 nonfiction blog posts of 400 to 600 words each on Montreal-related themes to be developed with CBC staff and delivered on deadline every 3 to 4 weeks. They will be published on the CBC Montreal website. The writer may also make guest appearances on CBC Radio and CBC Television. The Writer in Residence receives an honorarium of $1500.
Next call for applications will be in September 2019