Open call: Book Arsenal Fellowship Program, apply by 22 March 2024

The Book Arsenal Fellowship Program is a professional initiative launched by the International Book Arsenal Festival. It aims to enhance collaboration between Ukraine and international professionals in the book industry by facilitating direct connections and fostering an understanding of the local literary and book scenes.

This call is open to professionals from the book industry, including foreign publishers, rights managers, literary agents, and other collaborators interested in working with Ukraine.

Applications are now open until March 22, with selected participants notified by April 12. The program covers travel and accommodation costs in Kyiv throughout its duration.

Up to 8 professionals will be chosen to attend the 12th International Book Arsenal Festival from May 30 – June 2, 2024. Participants will engage in various events, including presentations on the Ukrainian book market, networking opportunities with local publishers, and attendance at festival events and B2B meetings.

For inquiries, contact with the subject line “Book Arsenal Fellowship Program, Kyiv, Ukraine.”

Supported by the Partnership Fund for Resilient Ukraine (PFRU), the Book Arsenal Fellowship Program marks its debut within the 12th International Book Arsenal Festival, with funding assistance from various governments.