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

The application process has now closed.

The 2019 fellow is Scottish poet Jenni Fagan.  For more information and a statement from Jenni, please head to this link.

Credit: Tom Forster