The application period for 2019 Sangam House residencies is now open.

Please note the 2019 Sangam House session dates are: 

January 4, 2019-March 29, 2019 

 The average length of a residency is four weeks but shorter residencies are possible.

Please upload the following three documents, each as a separate file:

1. A brief (2 pages, maximum) statement about your work history, referencing publications, performances and writing credits. This can be submitted in CV format. 

2. A one page description of the work to be undertaken while at Sangam House.

3. A writing sample, no more than 50 pages. (Please be sure to indicate if the writing is published or unpublished; if it is published please provide details.)


IMPORTANT NOTE: Writing sample does NOT have to be an English translation; please submit your writing sample in your mother tongue. All other documentation must be submitted in English.

In the “Cover Letter” field please be sure to provide the following information:

1. Date of Birth

2. Nationality

3. Country of Residency

4. The language in which you write

5. Your preferred residency dates. Please provide first and second preferences. 


In addition to these requirements, every applicant must arrange to have a letter of recommendation submitted online separately. The letter can be provided by a fellow writer, teacher, editor, literary agent, or any informed individual who can speak to your character and work. 

The individual submitting your letter of recommendation will need to establish a Submittable account in his or her own name. The referee must upload a letter with the accompanying title section filled in as follows:  


The letter should be uploaded directly by the referee and NOT by the applicant. Letters uploaded by the applicant will not be considered and the application will be considered incomplete.


To be considered for a 2019 residency, all your application must be received electronically by the end of the day, July 31, 2018.


We look forward to receiving your application. All notifications will be given by September 15, 2018.



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