Open Call – Literary Agent
South and East reaches West - digital platform for promotion of writers in post-conflict societies
The project South and East reaches West - digital platform for promotion of writers in post-conflict societies is a cooperation project between the Publishing House Goga (SI), Goten Publishing (MKD), Udruženje Krokodil (SRB), Udruga Kurs (CRO), Poeteka (AL), Qendra Multimedia (Kosovo), PEN Centre BIH and other partners. The project partners are looking for a person who would as a literary agent represent writers from following countries:
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia. The agent will represent writers to all West European countries and will take part at book fairs and literary festivals that will be selected by the Reading Balkans Board.
This person will work on the Reading Balkans Programme that is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Work period: 21 months from January 1st, 2018 to September 30th, 2019.
The selection criteria
The board will select one candidate and offer him basic training. After the training, the literary agent will also become a member of the Board of the Reading Balkans Programme.
The deadline for the applications is October 20th, 2017.
- Motivation letter