The Banipal Visiting Writer Fellowship

Dates: Wednesday 30 November 2016 – 5pm UK time

StAidan’s College of the University of Durham and Banipal magazine of modern Arab literature, with the support of the British Council, are establishing an annual writing fellowship for a published author writing in Arabic, based each year at StAidan’s College. The Banipal Visiting Writer Fellowship will be a three-month residency.

The Fellowship will provide return travel costs to St Aidan’s College from the Fellow’s home, full board and accommodation in the College for the duration of the residency, and an honorarium of £1500.

The first Fellowship will take place from 23 January 2017 to 21 April 2017.

Applicants should submit, to the Principal of St Aidan’s College, a letter of application and curriculum vitae that includes details of their published works and works in progress. Email address:

Applications can be made by email or by post. The successful applicant will be notified by email on Monday 19 December. For more information click here