Winnipeg Public Library invites applications for the position of Writer-in-Residence for 2022-2023

Winnipeg Public Library invites applications for the position of Writer-in-Residence for 2022–2023

Released: 8:32 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg Public Library is seeking applications for the 2022-2023 edition of its Writer-in-Residence program. 

During their term, the Writer-in-Residence offers mentorship and public workshops to emerging Manitoba writers. The successful candidate works with writers by phone, email, online conferencing, or in person (when possible). In addition, the Writer-in-Residence hosts workshops and online programming to share their expertise on topics such as writing for specific genres or getting published. The residency also includes time to work on a personal writing project.

The Writer-in-Residence term runs October 3, 2022 until April 28, 2023. Applications are due on Monday, June 6, 2022.

The Writer-in-Residence program has helped shape hundreds of new and emerging writers since it began in 1985. This upcoming term will be the Library’s 33rd Writer-in-Residence.

For full details on the position and information on how to apply, visit

The Writer-in-Residence position is funded by the City of Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Public Library Board, the Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library, and Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.

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