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Ulysses’ Shelter selected candidates for 2024/2025

Find out more about the candidates who will be participating in the residency programme in 2024/2025: Croatia, Czechia, Greece, Malta, SerbiaWales 

Ulysses' Shelter: building writers-in-residence network

organizes literary residences for young writers, translators and editors. The project will begin at the end of 2018 at three locations - in Ljubljana, Larissa and in Pomena on the island of Mljet, organized by Sandorf publishing house from Zagreb, in partnership with Slovenian Writers' Society (DSP) from Ljubljana and publishing house Thraka from Larissa. Each resident will spend three weeks on each location from December 2018 to October 2019, and the idea of the project is to gradually extend the network of partners to other European countries in the future and to bring together artists from around the world and expose the creative potential of various European locations. is the main means of informing about the Ulysses' Shelter project - about the residents, their work, and events within the project (readings, workshops, conferences and social events with residents).

International Library of Poetry

The idea of The International Library of Poetry is to enable users across the world access to poetry in different languages. The library fund will consist of books collected through donations under the Ulysses' Shelter project, while residents and project organizers will perform the role of librarians during their stay on the island of Mljet - they will work on cataloging and lending of donated books to interested readers around the world. On you will be able to find a catalog of publications and borrow the books.



Sandorf - publishing house founded in 2008, engaged in Croatian literature and literature in translation, and in a wide range of books in humanities.


Center for Research and Promotion of Urban Culture (CIP) is a non-profit association that has existed for twenty years. Established in 1998, it operates in the areas of culture and art, urbanism, youth mobility and social dialogue.


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