The Sozopol Fiction Seminars take place in Sozopol, Bulgaria from May 29-June 3 with a lineup of Bulgarian and English-language writers and editors in attendance, including yours truly. The seminars are supported by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and Elizabeth Kostova, author of The Historian and The Swan Thieves, is one of the aforementioned writers leading a workshop, the others being Emil Andreev, who you can read more about as well as reading some excerpts from his work at Contemporary Bulgarian Writers by clicking the link.
Guest lecturers include author of Whitbread Book Award-winner English Passengers, Matthew Kneale and Vladimir Zarev, while other writers participating include the likes of Milen Ruskov and Georgi Tenev.
I’ll be speaking about B O D Y and Literalab on a roundtable of literary magazine editors from the likes of Tin House, Words Without Borders and others from the English-speaking world and Bulgaria.
Following the seminars there will be a festival in Sofia entitled CapitaLiterature from June 2-June 4.