International Writers’ Workshop | Hong Kong Baptist University | 2022 Residency Programme

Hong Kong

Deadline 31/08/2021


The International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University
(HKBU) was founded in 2004 and has hosted over 130 writers from more than 55 countries.

New open call for IWW Residency Programme in 2022 is aimed at writers who have at least one published book and also currently reside outiside of Hong Kong.


Deadline for submitting the applications: 31 August 2021.

Residency dates: 21 February to 21 March 2022.


The programme will culminate in the IWW Literary Festival with the theme of “Writing and Wellbeing.” Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to address how their work connects to this theme.
The final arrangements of the programme will be subject to change in regards to the prevailing travel restrictions and quarantine requirements as directed by the Hong Kong Government, and for the safety and health of invited writers and the audience.


What IWW Provides:
– Roundtrip economy class airfare;
– Accommodation on HKBU’s campus for 4 weeks;
– A per diem.


Application materials should be sent as a single PDF to by 31 August 2021.
Applicants will be notified of the results by mid-October 2021.


A publicly-funded university that prioritizes Creative Media and Practice, HKBU is the only university in Hong Kong with all of the following research and teaching areas: Creative Writing, Film and Screen Studies, Literary Studies, Music, Translation Theory and Practice, and Visual Arts. One of the few residency programmes for writers in Asia, IWW remains a long-standing part of HKBU’s commitment to the literary arts.


More information about the project and all the requirements can be found in this file: