The Writer-in-Residence Programme | Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations
The Writer-in-Residence Programme showcases recent developments in contemporary German, Austrian and Swiss literature and was established in 2005 as part of the activities of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations.
The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations hosts writers whose work is representative of critically acclaimed contemporary literature in German and enables our visiting authors to reside at the College for short periods (approximately 10 weeks). This initiative was co-founded by the Deutscher Literaturfonds and enjoys the generous support of Queen Mary College, University of London.
Broadening the focus of the CAGCR on contemporary literature in German, the Writer-in-Residence Programme offers students the unique possibility of familiarising themselves with new trends in the literary scene of the German speaking world and of closely working together with our visiting writers, thus profiting from their experience and expertise (e.g. in Creative Writing Workshops specifically tailored to the students’ needs. Please see our Diary of Events).
For detailed information about the Writers in Residence at the CAGCR, please click here.
For forthcoming talks please check our Diary of Events.
For more information pertaining to the purpose and profile of the Writer-in-Residence Programme, please contact: Ingrid Kutz, co-ordinator of the Writer-in-Residence Programme.