New residence for literary translators and writers in Finland (deadline: 31 Oct.)

English: Church of Sysmä, Finland. Suomi: Sysm...

The Finnish young authors’ association Nuoren Voiman Liitto offers accommodation for young writers and literary translators from all over the world. Priority is given to guests aged under 40.

The residence, Villa Sarkia, is situated in Sysmä, a small town about two hours from the capital of Finland, Helsinki. Accommodation in the house is free of charge, but the guests are responsible for their travel expenses, and personal costs such as food etc. are not covered by the organisation.


To apply for a resident at Villa Sarkia, send a free form letter to the office of Nuoren Voiman Liitto. The address is Nuoren Voiman Liitto, Fredrikinkatu 23 d 4, 00120 Helsinki Finland. Remember to specify the desired duration of residency period. Nuoren Voiman Liitto will inform all the appliers personally about the selection.

Applying for the spring-period (1.1-30.6) will end 31.10. The selections are made by the committee of Nuoren Voiman Liitto in November.

Applying for the autumn-period (1.8-31.12) will end 31.5. The selections are made by the committee of Nuoren Voiman Liitto in June.

For more information and details about the procedure for application, please check the organisation’s web site.

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