The 2019 Bread Loaf in Sicily Conference was held from September 22 to September 28 in the ancient hilltop town of Erice, on the western coast of Sicily. The conference included workshops in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and translation, as well as craft classes and readings by faculty and guests. The faculty included poet and translator Geoffrey Brock, poet Patrick Phillips, fiction writers Jennine Capó Crucet and Padma Viswanathan, and creative nonfiction writer Ted Genoways. Tuition was $3,265, which included lodging and meals. The fee for auditors who did not have a manuscript was $3,010. Writers submitted up to eight pages of poetry or up to 6,000 words of prose with a $20 application fee by April 15. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Bread Loaf in Sicily Conference, Middlebury College, 204 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. (802) 443-5286. Noreen Cargill, Administrative Director; Jason Lamb, Coordinator.