Please Note: this project is pending funding and subject to change. Arc reserves the right to cancel or modify this program without further notice.
Call for Proposals
Arc Poetry Magazine’s Poet-in-Residence (PIR) from October 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017
The Arc Poetry Society seeks proposals for the position of Poet-in-Residence. The 2016/2017 program year will represent Arc’s eighth virtual residency.
The nine-month residency will consist of the following requirements and responsibilities of Arc’s Poet-in-Residence (PIR):
The contract fee for the poet in residence will be $9,000, pending funding. Payment schedule is negotiable. Standard writer’s fee rates will apply for publications in Arc.
PIR Qualifications and Eligibility
Candidates should be Canadian citizens with a strong background in the practice of contemporary poetry. Candidates should also have at least one full-length collection published by an established Canadian publisher. Members of the Arc board of directors or their family members are not eligible to apply.
The application for the residency should include a statement of mentoring philosophy as well as a summary of a proposed writing project that the applicant plans to work on during the residency. Applications should be a combined maximum of 1,000 words. Please supply three references; do not supply reference letters until requested. Reviews of published work are encouraged but not required.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: FEBRUARY 1ST, 2016
Applications must be received by deadline via email to: