Writer or Storyteller in Residence for the University of Manitoba

A professional writer and/or storyteller is sought for the position of Writer/Storyteller in Residence at the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture at the University of Manitoba. The incumbent will provide mentorship and practical artistic advice to developing writers and storytellers at the University of Manitoba, give a limited number of readings or performances on campus, and host a one-day workshop. The remaining time will be devoted to the writer or storyteller’s own artistic projects. Salary is $20,000.00 for this four-month position. Return transportation will be provided.

Please submit a covering letter, CV or resume (outlining publications, performances, awards, residencies), and contact information of three references. All nationalities are encouraged to apply; however, full proficiency in English is required. The Centre is committed to principles of employment equity. More information about the Centre and this position may be found on our website at http://umanitoba.ca/centres/ccwoc/.

Send applications by 23rd November, 2009 to: Dr. Warren Cariou, Director, Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture, University of Manitoba, 245 St. John’s College. 92 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2M8.

For more information, please contact ccwoc@cc.umanitoba.ca.


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