Open Call

Late Winter Writers Residency Online 2024

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

No Funding


Writers in all creative genres are invited to apply. The online program is designed for emerging and established writers with a proven publication record. We welcome writers from all ages (18+), backgrounds, and all gender identities and expressions. This Residency only accepts projects that are being written in English. This program is not open to applicants who have taken part in a Banff Centre residency in the last year, nor to current faculty members of any other Banff Centre programming.

Number of Participants

The Late Winter Writers Residency Online is a small cohort program that gives you a chance to learn from each other and faculty, attend exclusive talks, ask questions, and develop your practice.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


February 12, 2024 - February 23, 2024


  • CA$65.00 application fee
  • CA$499.00 program fee (one-time)


No meals

Public Programs

Mentors, Self-Directed, Workshops


Fiction, Journalism, Literature, Nonfiction, Playwriting, Poetry, Screenwriting



Program Description

*Financial Aid of 100% of the program fee is available for this program. This two week online residency provides broad thematic teaching from faculty members, Fawn Parker and Annick McAskill, Q&A sessions and workshopping. Instructors will discuss ideas, experiences, and obstacles that you may be encountering with your writing of both poetry and fiction. One-on-one mentorship will allow you to receive direct mentorship on craft and professional development.

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