The 2020 Bread Loaf in Sicily Conference will be held from September 20 to September 26 at the Hotel Villa San Giovanni in the ancient hilltop town of Erice, on the western coast of Sicily. The conference includes workshops in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and translation, as well as craft classes and readings by faculty and guests. The faculty includes poets Rick Barot and Sally Keith, fiction writers Ru Freeman and Helen Schulman, and creative nonfiction writer Ann Hood. Tuition is $3,365, which includes lodging and meals. The fee for auditors who do not have a manuscript is $3,100. Submit 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. Jason Lamb, Coordinator.