Summer Writing Institute BQFP

May 10, 2010 at 4:15 pm (bloomsbury, doha events, writing)

The second annual Summer Writing Institute will be offered by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing will be this May 31 – June 3, 2010.

The aim of this institute is to give participants the ability to work with professional writers in a small group setting on a particular genre. Anyone who is a resident of Qatar is welcome to apply but space will be limited to a maximum of 12 participants per track.

There will be a 250 QR registration fee for students and 500 QR for non-students all who are accepted (payable on the first day, cash only).

This year we will offer five tracks:
Fiction, Personal Essay, and Poetry in English

Fiction and Personal Essay in Arabic

The workshop sessions will be held daily starting on Monday, May 31, 2010 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

There will also be one individual meeting between the workshop leader and each participant over the course of the week (scheduled on the first day of the institute).

Please find the application for the summer institute at the following link: due on or before Monday, May 24th at 12:00 p.m. Note that all parts of the application, including writing sample, are required for a complete application


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