OPEN CALL FOR YOUNG WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS: Documenting the Reality: Fiction VS Journalism.

ARI Literature Foundation (Armenia) in partnership with Kalem Kultur (Turkey) is launching a project entitled ‘Documenting the Reality: Fiction VS Journalism’ as a special edition of ‘Write in Armenia International Writing Camp’ project being implemented by ARI Literature Foundation since 2018.

Write in Armenia International Writing Camp creates an opportunity for young writers and journalists to get together in a seven-day extensive program to learn from each other and about each other. We will invite 2 young writers and 2 young journalists from each country to take part in the project.

The project comprises lectures, workshops, individual and group writing sessions both in English and native languages, readings and group discussions, open mic night, as well as warm-up exercises, cultural tours and free time for communication with each other.

The tutors will be a group of established writers and journalists from Armenia and Turkey who will guide the participants throughout the course and provide training and mentoring.

The project will be implemented in Yerevan, Armenia in mid-June 2024

The working language of the camp is English


Applicants should: 

  • Be of 22-24 years old on the date of applying
  • Be functionally fluent in English
  • Have a strong interest in creative writing and journalism as a future career

 Application process: 

  • Completed application form (in English)
  • Motivation letter (in English).
  • Resume or CV (in English)
  • Writing sample: 250-500 words of fiction (for writers) and journalistic writing (for journalists) (in your native language)
  • Writing sample: min 200 words of fiction (for writers) and journalistic writing (for journalists) (in English)

To apply please fill out the application and submit the documents by following the link.

 The deadline for applications is April 15, 2024

The finalists will be announced by April 25, 2024


*Incomplete applications will be disregarded.



The project is implemented within the framework of the Sub-grants Scheme implemented by Eurasia Partnership Foundation as part of the “Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalization Process: Rapid Response” programme, funded by the European Union.