Sozopol Writers’ Seminar, 2017

The special tenth anniversary edition of the Sozopol Fiction Seminar, organized by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation (EKF), focused on creative non-fiction writing. The Bulgarian and American writing fellows selected to participate in last year’s Sozopol Fiction Seminar were:  Akwaeke Emezi, Chris Fenton, Evan James, Jaclyn Moyer, Kate Angus, Petya Nakova, Ana Blagova, Bistra Andreeva, Galina Nikolova, and Svilen Georgiev. The group met to work under the guidance of authors Philip Graham, Dimiter Kenarov,  Philip Gourevitch and Marin Bodakov in Sozopol from June 8-12, 2017. Click to see more!

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2016

Fellows: Ben Bush, Charlotte Crowe, Christina Nichol, Dimana Trankova, Inez Baranay, Joseph Horton, Martin Kostov, Svetlozar Stoyanov, Toshka Ivanova, Violeta Radkova

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2015

Fellows: Blake Sanz, Dessislava Dimora, Erica Martz, Ivanka Mogilska, Jekwu Anyaegbuna, Lara Palmquist, T.M. De Vos, Verginie Ovanesyan, Vladimir Poleganov, Zornitsa Garkova

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2014

Fellows: Anna Wood, Dessislava Sheytanova, Diana Petrova, Ian Bassingthwaighte, Kalin Vasilev, Laurie Steed, Olya Stoyanova, Sharlene Teo, Shelly Oria, Velina Minkoff

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2013

Fellows: Aurora Brackett, Diana Spechler, Hristos Hartomatsidis, Marianna Georgieva, Michael Hyde, Momchil Nikolov, Natalie Bakopoulos, Rita Ciresi, Stoyan Nenov, Todor Todorov.

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2012

Fellows: Philip Anastassiu, Garrard Conley, Nikolay Fenerski, Kathy Flann, Garth Greenwell, Delaney Nolan, Nikolay Petkov, Palmi Ranchev, Cab Tran, Bistra Velichkova

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2011

Fellows: Molly Antopol, Rayko Baychev, Petja Heinrich, Michal Hinken, Lee Romer Kaplan, Ivan Landzhev, Jane Martin, Paulina Petrova, Yana Punkina, John Struloeff

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2010

Fellows: Nikolai Boikov, Karen Clevidence, Charles Conley, Krassimir Damianov, Ivan Dimitrov, Zdravka Evtimova, Zachary Karabashliev, Kelly Luce, Glin Nikiforov, Paul Vidich

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2009

Fellows: Jeremiah Chamberlin, Alexandra Chaushova, Evgeni Cherepov, Maria Doneva, Yanitza Radeva, Lana Santoni, Kodi Scheer, Alexander Shpatov, Maya Sloan, Steven Wingate

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2008

Fellows: DJ.T. Bushnel, Svetia Damyanovska, Travis Holland, Maria Karo, Mariko Nagai, Ereene Nealand, Sonia Nikolova, Dena Popova, Stoil Roshkev, Danielle Trusson