• Space of Mine
  • AIWC American Women’s Club of Geneva
  • Cirieco Design

GWG conf04

Geneva is to host a weekend gathering of internationally-recognized award-winning authors at the 11th Geneva Writers’ Conference at Webster University.

Between 2 and 4 March 2018, more than 200 writers and aspiring writers will take part in a weekend of workshops, panels and networking, organized by the Geneva Writers’ Group.

Among the big names who will be leading sessions at the conference are British writer, Bernadine Evaristo; Hungarian-born poet, George Szirtes; author of over 30 children’s books, Rachel Vail; and BBC producer, author and historian, Colin Grant.

Other instructors include leading writers of fiction, non-fiction, travel and poetry, as well as representatives of literary agencies and publishing houses.

Conference Director, Katie Hayoz, told knowitall.ch, ‘The conference brings together English-Language writers, from aspiring authors to multi-published ones, for a weekend of instruction, support and creativity. We offer workshops, networking and discussion.” She added, ‘Whether you are a published author or are just beginning to write, this is the place to be.’

GWG conf08

The first Geneva Writers’ Conference took place in 1998, organized by non-fiction author, Susan Tiberghien, who founded the Geneva Writers’ Group 25 years ago.

“We have been bringing together Geneva-based writers from around the world for twenty years. The conference is a space where writers can exchange experiences, skills and perspectives on writing as an art and a profession.”

The Conference begins the evening of 2 March 2018 and is open to anyone who has an interest in writing. Registration costs Fr. 250.- for the weekend, including refreshments.  Hot meals are available at an extra cost. The deadline for registrations is 27 February 2018.

For the full list of instructors and to find out more about the conference click here.

11th Geneva Writers' Conference
2-4 March 2018
Webster University
rue de Collex 15
1293 Bellevue
Price: Fr. 250.-
Registration questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Conference details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.