International Writers’ Workshop |Hong Kong Baptist University 2024  

Hong Kong

Deadline 31/08/2023


A publicly-funded university that prioritizes Creative Media and Practice, HKBU is the only university in Hong Kong with all the following research and teaching areas: Creative Writing, Film and Screen Studies, Literary Studies, Music, Translation Theory and Practice, and Visual Arts.  


Founded in 2004, the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University has hosted over 130 writers from more than 55 countries. They invite applications from interested writers to join the 2024 Writers-in-Residence Programme from 26 February to 24 March 2024. They look forward to celebrating IWW’s 20th anniversary in 2024, and the programme will culminate in the IWW Literary Festival with the theme of “Origins & Futures.” Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to address how their work connects to their theme. 



– Writers must have at least one published book; 

– Currently reside outside of Hong Kong; 

– Have a functional command of English or Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese). 



– 26 February to 24 March 2024 


Paid by host: 

– 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 2023. 
Applicants will be notified of the results by late October 2023. 



All informations can be found in this document: