Wonju City of Literature is offering a chance for one writer from a City of literature  to come to Wonju and stay at Toji Cultural Centre for eight weeks!


Place for Residency: Toji Cultural Centre
Residency Duration: Eight weeks
Initiating Date of Residency: September 1
Ending Date of Residency: October 31
Round-trip Air Ticket Provided
Transportation on arrival and departure dates provided
Organic meals are provided at the cafeteria of Toji Cultural Centre
Writing Room: One Room at Toji Cultural Centre provided


If you are not currently living in a city of literature but if you are able to provide a reliable source of evidence suggesting you have lived in a city of literature and you are able to prove it, the application will be considered, all of which, however, will be verified through the contact with a focal point or coordinator of the city of literature once a final pick is done.

Ability to speak and write in English is a must and applicants should possess the minimum command of B2 level for communication.

There are no requirements whatsoever for the successful writer during their stay. They want the recipient just to relax and engage in their creative activity as much and comfortably as possible in such a tranquil environment around Toji Cultural Centre during the Residency.

Korean writers and artists will stay at Toji Cultural Centre during the same period, and the writer is highly recommended to form friendship with them during their stay. Around 16-19 writers and artists from Korea and outside of Korea will stay at Toji Cultural Centre from September 1 to October 31.



March 16


Call for UNESCO City of Literature Residency in Wonju 2023!

Published on:
28 Feb 2023
Opportunity deadline:
16 Mar 2023


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