In(ter)ventions: Literary Practice at the Edge
Program dates: February 11, 2013 - February 23, 2013
Application deadline: November 15, 2012
How to Apply
This page is for reference purpose only as the deadline has passed.
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Applications, supporting materials, and processing fee must be received by the deadline in order to be considered for adjudication.
Please indicate on the application form which aspect — collaboration, digital literature, new narrative— is the primary basis of your work.
All applicants must submit:
- Checklist: A completed application requirements checklist.
- Application form and fee: A completed application form including processing fee (fee varies per program and is non-refundable).
- Financial assistance eligibility: To be eligible for financial assistance, an application for financial assistance must be completed. The application is available as an online form or a downloadable PDF to be mailed or faxed in.
- Project description: A description of the project you will be working on, and a brief statement of your expectations and goals for the program.
- References: Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two persons willing to provide a recommendation.
- Resume: A resume or C.V.
- Technical requirements : Technical requirements request form.
- Portfolio: See below, and do not include more material than requested.
- segment of the manuscript or work-in-progress intended for this program: Maximum: 25 pages
- samples of additional published or unpublished work;maximum 10 pages
- Total submission: 35 pages.
- segment of a work-in-progress in appropriate format, in any appropriate combination of: Text:25 pages;
- photographic or video images as slides or;
- CD/DVD or “glossies” CD recording or other media as needed.
- segment of a work-in-progress in appropriate format, in any appropriate combination of:
- web links;
- print-outs from digital rendering;
- photographic or video images as slides or;
- CD/DVD or “glossies” CD recording or other media as needed
Along with the basic application form that can be submitted electronically, all other text-based support materials can be sent as an email attachment to the following address: Registrar_LiteraryArts@banffcentre.ca.
When submitting electronically, please upload ONE file with support materials #4 and up contained within that ONE file (ie. one Word .doc file with #4 Project Description, #5 References, #6 Resume, #8 Portfolio). Attachments should be sent in a recognized word processing format. Microsoft Word is preferred. Rich Text Format is another option, if you do not have Microsoft Word. Please indicate clearly which program the support materials are for. Pages should be numbered with your name clearly indicated on each page. Audio files, images, recordings, or other multi-media support materials cannot be sent by email.
If we do not receive your application support materials, the Office of the Registrar will contact you prior to the application deadline.
Hard Copy Submissions
Applicants submitting audio files, images, recordings, or other multi-media materials as part of the application requirements, or applicants wishing to provide text-based support materials in hard copy rather than electronically, should submit materials to:
Office of the Registrar
The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020
T1L 1H5 Canada
Note: Print submissions must be cleanly printed, double-spaced, on unbound 8-1/2″ x 11″ paper of good bond (if possible, please use double-sided printing). No three-hole-punched paper or cerlox-bound copies will be accepted. Please do not use staples. Submitted material may not be returned. Applications that do not meet the above criteria will not be considered.
Please indicate clearly, on each item submitted, your name and which program the support materials are for.
Applicants will normally, but not necessarily, have created work in the innovative forms described.
Adjudication and Notification
Participants are selected by impartial adjudicators on the basis of their submitted material. In addition to literary merit, consideration will be given to the likelihood that the writer’s work will benefit from the program. Applicants will be notified of their status as soon as adjudication is complete. The approximate notification date is the end of December.
For questions on preparing your application, please contact the Office of the Registrar:
Phone: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989
Above photo: courtesy The Banff Centre
All programs, faculty, dates, fees, and offers of financial assistance are subject to change. Program fee subject to applicable taxes. Non-refundable fees and deposits will be retained upon cancellation. Any other fees are refunded at the discretion of The Banff Centre.