International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency-Val-David, Quebec, Canada

(819) 320-0378

The International Writers?? and Artists?? Residency offers residencies of one to six weeks to artists, poets, fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers in Val David, Canada, 50 miles north of Montreal. Residents are provided with a private room and work space. The residency fee ranges from $200 Canadian (approximately $185) for one week??s lodging with a shared bathroom to $1,300 Canadian (approximately $1,200) for six weeks in a private apartment. Residents are responsible for their own food and transportation. Discounts are available for students and seniors. Residency applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Financial aid is available through the Jean Taranu Bursary, which covers half the fee for a month long residency. To apply for a bursary for an April/ May or October/ November residency, submit a 10-page work sample, a curriculum vitae, a project description, and two letters of reference by February 15 or July 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the Web site for an application and complete guidelines.
For participating in our biannual (May and October) Multilingual Writers?? and Artists?? Festivals please contact us at
International Writers?? and Artists?? Residency, c/o Flavia Cosma, 12 Homedale Drive, Scarborough ON M1V 1M2, Canada. (416) 292-5279. Flavia Cosma, Contact.

Residency Programme since: 2009
Description of Organisation:

The Residency is a non for profit organization geared to support international writers and artists in their creative endeavors
The biannual International Festivals held at the Residence in May and October of each year provide a meeting place for artists and writers of the world to present their work, enhancing the possibilities for further contacts and cooperation on a global scale.

Organisation founded in: 2009
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • Romanian
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: 5
Number of artists in residence at one time: 5
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Private Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Exhibition space
  • Library/research resources
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • Application process: Open call
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): from $200.00 and up (Canadian dollars)
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Housing
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    • Cafe/restaurant
    • Other
    If other, please specify: biannual writers and artists festivals
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Both
    Nearest Airport: Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Montreal
    Nearest Train Station: Montreal
    How to reach by plane: To Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    How to reach by train: to Montreal,Quebec, Canada
    How to reach by car: By bus and car, directions provided
    How to reach by boat: N/A
    Street & Number: 1045 Rue du Renard et du Corbeau
    Postal Code: J0T 2N0
    City: Val-David
    Country long: Canada
    1045 Rue du Renard et du Corbeau
    Val-David J0T 2N0 QC CAN
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