Mordecai Richler Writer-in-Residence
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR RICHLER WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM 2015/16
A 14-week Writer-in-Residence appointment in the Department of English will be awarded to a creative writer in the Fall 2015 or Winter 2016 term. The writer-in-residence will teach a weekly creative writing workshop and will collaborate with the Richler Writer-in-Residence in the Département de langue et littérature françaises on a small number of workshops and literary events. Writers in all areas (including fiction, poetry, drama, screenwriting) are welcome to apply. The Richler Writer-in-Residence will receive a stipend of $20,000 CDN. Please submit by email a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining work in creative writing and teaching experience, a sample of written work, and the names and contact information of three referees to Trevor Ponech, Chair, Department of English, at trevor [dot] ponech [at] mcgill [dot] ca by May 1, 2015.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.