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British Council announces summer creative writing courses in Athens

The British Council Greece and Kingston Writing School announce the first International Creative Writing Summer School in Athens, in partnership with Kingston University, London.

The International Creative Writing Summer School will give writers from around the world the opportunity to work with leading writers from Kingston University and visiting writers from Greece in an open, inspiring yet focused environment in the beautiful city of Athens.

Whether you are an aspiring writer embarking on your first writing project, an accomplished writer, poet or scriptwriter, or somewhere in between, the Athens International Creative Writing Summer School will help you develop and enhance your writing skills and maximize the impact of your work.

Courses:

Intensive Prose Writing Course with Rachel Cusk & Adam Baron

June 17-29, 2013

Two-week course

Intensive Poetry Writing Course with Paul Perry & Jane Yeh

June 17-29, 2013

Two-week course

Mixed-Genre Writing Course with James Miller, Siobhan Campbell,

Fiona Sampson & Todd Swift plus selected Greek writers and guests

June 17 – July 13, 2013

Four-week course

Combined Fiction & Poetry Course with Jonathan Barnes & Fiona Sampson

July 1-13, 2013

Two-week course

The deadline for applications is June 5.

For further information and registration, please contact the British Council (17 Kolonaki Square, tel 210.369.2333, fax 210.361.4658, [email protected]).

For further information regarding course details, fees, application forms and accommodation advice, contact Maria Papaioannou at tel 210.369.2336 or by e-mail at [email protected]