Literary Residency Program


The Óbidos Literary Residency Program allows each author to stay between two weeks and up to two months. The Municipality provides a space for accommodation and the creation of the candidate project. The involvement of the author-resident in the community is encouraged, although the main objective of his/her stay is writing.

The objective is to welcome authors from all over the world, allowing them to immerse themselves in an environment of refuge suitable for relaxing and creating works, as well as contact, in a privileged way, with Óbidos, its history, and identity. Proposals will be selected according to their cultural interest, consistency with the candidate’s path, and feasibility of the project.

Available residences:
Ruy Belo Literary Residence (under construction – soon available)
Josefa de Óbidos Literary Residence

All year
Contact: +351 262955500
City Hall offers: accommodation
All other expenses (namely meals, transportation, among others) are at the writer’s own expense.

International writers must have personal accident and health insurance.


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