Monday, July 23, 2018

Toto-Sangam Residency Fellowship 2019: Call for Applications


Toto Funds the Arts, in partnership with Sangam House, is delighted to announce a two-week residency fellowship for writers at Sangam House. 

The fellowship will cover board and lodge for a two-week period at the Sangam House International Writers' Residency located at The Jamun in Bangalore. (For more information about Sangam House, please visit  Also visit

The fellowship is open to anyone who has either won or been short-listed for the TOTO English Creative Writing Awards since their inception in 2006. Please note that the fellowship does not include a stipend or cover costs of transport/travel to and from Sangam House. 

Applications from the following genres of writing are welcome: poetry, fiction, drama and non-fiction.

Your application must include:
-       a one-page statement describing what you intend to work on while at Sangam House
-       a recent writing sample of not more than 5,000 words.

Applications should reach Sarita Vellani at no later than 15 August 2018. If you have any questions, write to the email address provided or call +919880623357.

All applications must be sent by email with a covering note (which mentions your date of birth, your current occupation, your phone number and your postal address) and two attachments, one each for your statement of purpose and your writing sample.   

This Sangam House session will run from January 2019 to March 2019. Please do not apply if you are not available during that time. The exact time slot on offer between January and March will be decided by the end of August. 

The name of the recipient of the fellowship –– to be determined by Sangam House –– will be announced in the second week of September 2018.

NB: If you have been awarded a residency at Sangam House since 2014, you are not eligible to apply this year.

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