Apply: International Forum for Young Poetess – Baku, Azerbaijan

Apply: International Forum for Young Poetess – Baku, Azerbaijan

Deadline: February 20, 2015

Apply for the 3rd International Forum of Young Poetesses. This is a project implemented by “Great Silk Way” International Youth Union. The Forum is aimed at creating a space for young and talented female poets from the countries, historically connected with cultural bounds of the Silk Road, for self-expression, exchange and discussions on common challenges.

The forum will consist of 3 days:

  • The first day will include various cultural programs, sightseeing and leisure.
  • The second day of the Forum will include the official opening ceremony, with participation of famous poets, writers and public figures, alongside with presentations of works of participants. Second half of the day will be dedicated to thematic sessions on specific topics with attendance of participants.
  • The third day of the Forum will give an opportunity to participants to have meetings with various writers, poets and their peers to share their work with them and discuss literature.

Costs

  • The cost of Travelling, accommodation and meal expenses are covered by the host organization.
  • The host organization also provides participants with all the necessary documents for obtaining visa.

Eligibility

  • The forum is open to poetesses from Europe, Asia and MENA countries.
  • Candidate should be aged 18-35.
  • Candidate must be English speaking poetesses with the pieces of work published locally.

Application Process

  • Obtain application form
  • Send the form together with the poem to: toghrul.taghizade@gswyouth.org. The entry must be original and written in English.

For more information, visit International Forum for Poetess.

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