The selection has been made by our partners for the 2021 artists-in-residence. We look forward to hosting these artists during their stay at Kent Cottage this season. Check out our Facebook page for upcoming community events by our artists.
Jason Hussey, Calgary, Alberta
Unfortunately due to travel restrictions as a result of Covid, Jason will be unable to take up his residency at Landfall this year.
The St. John’s based folk duo Rube & Rake have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the MusicNL Music Residency program. They plan to use their residency at Kent Cottage for song writing for their next full-length album, creating and refining new material which will build on the success of their most recent release (2020), Leaving with Nothing. A short video of Rube & Rake’s performance at St. Georges may be found here.
William Ping is an emerging writer from St. John’s, NL. He recently completed his MA in English at Memorial University. His work has previously been featured on CBC, in Riddle Fence, and in the forthcoming anthologies Us, Now and Corner Stor(i)es. His debut novel Hollow Bamboo was awarded the Department of English Award for Thesis Excellence and will be published in the near future