Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship 2019


Summerhall is delighted to be the sixth host of the Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship, supported by Creative Scotland.

Summerhall is inviting applications from professional mid-career or established writers based in Scotland for the 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

The successful applicant will become writer in residence at Summerhall for 1 year to produce new work on the theme of change, sustainability and how the past informs the present.

The successful applicant will get:

  • Private work space at Summerhall
  • Access to the full range of Summerhall’s activities – attending exhibitions, gigs, Fringe shows, observing sustainability and other projects and meeting visiting artists, staff and residents as appropriate
  • A bespoke programme of support and engagement
  • A £20,000 bursary

How to Apply

Please download and read a copy of the information pack below before applying.

Information pack PDF link

Information pack Word file link

To apply, please compile the following into one PDF document and send to tomf@summerhall.co.uk by midday on Monday 21st January 2019.

  • A CV which demonstrates that you meet the eligibility criteria
  • A short summary (1 or 2 sides of A4) of your planned writing project, explaining how you would engage with the theme “change, sustainability and how the past informs the present” and how you would use the resources and opportunities provided by Summerhall
  • A sample of your work (1000 words)

Credit: Tom Forster