The Paris Writers Workshop 2008
France’s oldest continuing creative writing event, is proud to present its twentieth season.
The Paris Writers Workshop, France’s oldest continuing creative writing event, is proud to present its twentieth season, with an expanded ten-day program of Master Classes, Workshops, readings, signings, and meetings with major agents and publishers.
Master Classes will be devoted to The Novel, Creative Non-Fiction,and Screenplay, and five-day workshops include:The Spirit of Place, Awakening Creativity,Writing the Personal Essay, Fiction, Poetry, Literary Translation,and Writing About Art.
Three-day courses cover the art and craft of Crime, Fantasy, and Romance Fiction, Celebrity Biography and Journalism, Travel, Cookery, Business and Fund-Raising Writing, and How to Get Published.
Among our sidebar events are daily readings and performances, Literary Walks, art shows and a Surrealist Dinner.
This year’s faculty includes Nuala O’Faolain, Nahid Rachlin, Vijay Seshadri, Cole Swensen, Catherine Texier, Susan Tiberghien, Ann Snodgrass, Patrick McGilligan, Kevin Jackson and Karen Weir-Jimerson.
Two special guests this year are Jonathan Lloyd, CEO of the world-wide Curtis Brown Literary Agency, and Patrick Janson-Smith, London-based agent and former publisher of Doubleday/Transworld. Both will be available for individual consultations.
From our new location in the heart of historic Montparnasse, you can develop or perfect your literary skills in the very steps of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton and James Joyce, and meet other writers in the spirit of creative collaboration which has always been an integral part of the Paris literary experience.
For registration and all further information, see our website at: www.pariswritersworkshop.org