Blog Posts tagged: robert louis stevenson fellowship

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Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019 Open for Applications

The Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers is now open for applications.

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desk at Grez

RLS Fellowship: David Bishop on Applying with an Open Mind

Award-winning screenwriter and author David Bishop thought writers like him couldn't win a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. Luckily, he applied anyway and loved every moment of the experience.

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Rachel McCrum

RLS Fellowship: France Will Solve Everything

Poet, performer and promoter Rachel McCrum offers a peek into her diary, written during her stay at Grez-sur-Loing as part of her Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship.

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Looking down the staircase at Hotel Chevillon

Intimidation and Inspiration: Zoë Strachan Reflects on RLS Fellowship

Author Zoë Strachan reflects on the experience of walking, eating and writing in the Hôtel Chevillon in France, a hotel with deep significance for Robert Louis Stevenson.

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RLS Fellowship: A Few Thoughts For Your Application

Writer, director and translator Alan McKendrick was an RLS Fellow in 2015. Here are his insights into the process of applying for retreats.

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Inbreath, Outbreath: Thoughts from a Writing Retreat

New Writer Awardee and Robert Louis Stevenson Fellow Lucy Ribchester reflects on the freedom she felt during her stay in Grez-sur-Loing - both in running and in writing.

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River in Grez-Sur-Loing

RLS Retreat: Writing Without the City

Robert Louis Stevenson Fellow Claire Prentice is more used to writing in cities than in the countryside, so how did she fare in sleepy Grez-Sur-Loing during her retreat?

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Malachy Tallack

The Magic of an Island by Malachy Tallack

During his stay in Grez-sur-Loing as part of his Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, Malachy Tallack contemplated the origins of Treasure Island.

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Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship: The Fear of a Retreat

2015 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellows, Malachy Tallack, thinks back over his time on retreat in France and talks about managing his fear of the blank page.

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Red Suitcase, Lynsey May

Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship: My Wonderfully Otherworldly Writing Retreat

Recent RLS Fellowship recipient Lynsey May talks about the magic of her residency at Hotel Chevillon, how she got down to writing, and making memories that will last a lifetime.

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