Call For Proposals – Community-Engaged Writer in Residence 2022-2023

Deadline: September 18

Deadline: September 18
Call For Proposals – Community-Engaged Writer in Residence 2022-2023
The Vancouver Park Board is seeking a professional writer or poet with a community-engaged practice to develop a creative writing project with seniors and Elders in South Vancouver at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre (MACC). This call is open to both emerging and established writers with an interest in the intersection of community-engaged/social practice and the literary arts. The successful applicant will plan and lead a project that involves community participants in a collaborative writing practice that builds participants’ knowledge of literary arts and encourages exploration, expression and community connection. MACC has a small, established seniors’ group of writers and storytellers to build on. Project timeline: 30 weekly workshops from October 11, 2022 – June 13, 2023 (approx. 40 hours of workshop time with participants weekly). Artist Fee: $3,000.
Full info: https://www.allianceforarts.com/artists-calls/2022/8/15/community-engaged-writer-in-residence-2022-2023-call-for-proposals