Connecting Emerging Literary Artists (CELA) is about sharing stories beyond barriers.

CELA is a talent development program that offers a European context to a new generation of literary creators across 10 different countries.

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What is CELA?

Meet the participants

Tereza Prymak

Translator, resident #2 2019-2023

It promotes and motivates young contemporary artists.

Daniel Montoya Aguillón

Literary Professional, resident #2 2019-2023

It's very nice to find a space where we can rethink an old fashioned idea of publishing and make community with it.

Mirt Komel

Writer, resident #2 2019-2023

CELA helps me internationalize my work, as well as get in touch with fellow writers.

Anna Háblová

Writer, resident #2 2019-2023

Without CELA I would not be able to meet so many people from the field of literature. It creates new possibilities and inspiration.

Patrícia Patriarca

Writer, resident #2 2019-2023

It brings European countries closer and allows for the literature of the countries envolved to be more recognized by their value.

Tadeáš Dohňanský

Translator, resident #2 2019-2023

It gives me the possibility to read new texts by emerging authors and translate them, which creates a very strong connection between me as a beginning translator and these authors.