Kovero writers’ residence

Writers’ residence is located at the heart of the North Karelian cultural landscape in the village of Kovero, which originates from the Middle Ages. The location is 8 km away from Tuupovaara and 46 km from the Joensuu city center. Residence is situated at Kovero guesthouse.


The residence is aimed especially for professional writers and translators. It consists of a spacious single room apartment with a kitchen. Residence period is four weeks and costs 255 € (incl. VAT 24%).

The residence periods available for the year 2021 are as follows:

  • 1.3.–28.3.
  • 17.5.–13.6.
  • 6.9.–3.10.
  • 25.10.–21.11.

Application is a free format letter, which should be attached with a work plan (one page), CV and recommendations. Only professionals working in the field or holding an appropriate degree will be considered.

Applications are taken in continuously:

by email: sari.suvanto@joensuu.fi

or by mail:
Joensuun kaupunki
Länsikatu 15 rak 4 B 2. krs
80110 Joensuu

Reference: "Kirjailijaresidenssi"

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