Welcome to the second annual International Women´s Fiction Festival and writing retreat
Whether you´re a published author, aspiring writer, editor, agent or fan of women´s fiction, you´ve come to the right place.
Mark your calendar for September 28 - October 1, 2005 for this exciting cultural and networking event, held in English in the romantic setting of Matera, Italy, near Bari. The festival includes writing workshops, a unique Food and Wine Writing for Fiction Writers workshop, editor forums, concerts and food and wine tastings, and is open to anyone interested in women´s fiction, with a focus on writing for the large and growing European market.
We hope you´ll join us.
Registration Form is online!
In Matera, Italy
Ah, Italy. To help you acclimatize, we´ve arranged a walking tour of the Sassi district the first evening, followed by dinner in a local restaurant. Then the day after the retreat ends, we are organizing an excursion to Taranto to see the 'Ori di Taranto', the world-famous collection of ancient Greek jewelry and to Lecce, a gorgeous baroque city, the Florence of the South. Read more.
Meet Editors and Authors
Here´s your chance to mingle with European women´s fiction editors and international literary agents. Our guest speakers will help us understand the European market and how to make your book as export friendly as possible. Read more.
Explore the European Market
In our foreign rights and translation panels we´ll discuss the global marketplace, translations, royalties and international distribution. Read more.
If you'd like to get to know other festival attendees before the event, feel free to join our Yahoo chat group.
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