Scholarships for 5 Bulgarian and 5 English-speaking fiction writers to attend a summer seminar on the Black Sea coast.The program includes creative writing workshops, guest lectures, roundtable discussions and literary readings.Follow-up events in Sofia.
Number of Programs/Year
4 days (Sozopol) , 1 day (Sofia)
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Morning workshops will be led in English by Elizabeth Kostova (The Historian, The Swan Thieves) and in Bulgarian by Krassimir Damianov (Diary of a Butterfly). Guest lectures will be held by Barry Lopez (Arctic Dreams) and Deyan Enev (Circus Bulgaria).
A scholarship includes tuition, room, meals, in-country transportation and 50 % of international travel (one-time attendance).