Writing About Art in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain


Details
May 24 - Jun 4, 2018

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:March 16, 2018
TUITION / COST:$1,250, see discounts on website
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
see discounts on website

CONTACT: Sharon Dolin
PHONE: 212-662-3755
EMAIL: sharonjdolin@gmail.com
WEBSITE: http://www.sharondolin.com/barcelona-workshops/

This intensive workshop provides a small group of writers the opportunity to explore and write poems and short prose in response to the rich cultural heritage of Barcelona.

Held at Jiwar: Barcelona International Residence for Artists, Writing About Art in Barcelona is a 12-day writing workshop led by the award-winning poet Sharon Dolin. Each day will include a morning workshop at Jiwar, a heritage house on a pedestrian street in the Gracia district, and an afternoon outing to a site or museum of artistic or cultural interest, time to explore a very walkable city, as well as time to write. The goal is to write new poetry/nonfiction in response to and in dialogue with the Catalan culture you will be encountering.

Workshop limited to 8 people.

2018 Workshop Date: May 24-June 4.

See website for discounts

Tuition includes morning workshops, entry to cultural visits, two lunches and two dinners, and a group reading that is open to the public.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Sharon Dolin

2018 Visiting Local Poet: Anna Gual


Genres

Poetry, Creative nonfiction


Location

Jiwar
Asturies 36
Barcelona
Spain
08012



Writing About Art in Barcelona

Held at Jiwar: Barcelona International Residence for Artists, Writing About Art in Barcelona is a 12-day creative writing workshop led by the award-winning poet Sharon Dolin. Each day includes a morning intensive workshop at Jiwar, a heritage house on a pedestrian street in the Gràcia district, and a late afternoon visit to a museum or site of artistic or cultural interest. Writers will also have the opportunity to connect with contemporary local artists during private studio visits as well as a visit with a local guest writer. There is time to explore a very walkable city as well as free time to write. The goal is to write new poetry or creative nonfiction in response to and in dialogue with the Catalan culture participants will be encountering. This intimate workshop is limited to 8 people.

As one participant put it: “Barcelona, and the workshop, just has so much to offer to writers who want to transform themselves and their writing.”

Dates for 2018: May 24th-June 4th. Apply by March 16, 2018.

Local Guest Poet for 2018: Anna Gual, award-winning author of 5 poetry books in Catalan.