Winter Writers Residency 2025 - Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity

Date: Feb 20, 2024

Deadline: Sep 11, 2024 - 11:45 pm

This 12-day self-directed residency offers writers, from all creative genres, the opportunity to work away from the constraints of everyday life. Delve deep into your creative project and take advantage of the artistic community of your peers around you.

This program provides opportunities for consultations with exceptional mentors Danez Smith and Omar El Akkad and professional guest Samantha Haywood (Transatlantic Agency), and optional group sessions that allow writers to explore literary tools, aspects, and devices that you may find useful in your practice.

Running from January 13 - 24, 2025, this residency receives a partial scholarship to cover 100% of tuition and 50% towards accommodation and meal plan.

The total cost to participant is $1,092.

Deadline for applications is September 11, 2024.

To find out more about this program, and to apply, visit