Ten scholarships, valued at approximately $1,600 each, to attend the Sozopol Seminars in Sozopol, Bulgaria, are given in alternating years to five fiction or creative nonfiction writers working in English and five working in Bulgarian. The 2018 scholarships will be given in fiction; the seminars will be held from June 7 to June 11. Tuition, lodging, and some travel expenses are included. Writers of any nationality are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit 10 to 20 pages of fiction, a statement of purpose, a bio, and a letter of recommendation (sent directly to the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation) by March 28. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Sozopol Seminars, English and Bulgarian Scholarships, Elizabeth Kostova Foundation, 15 Lyuben Karavelov Street, 1142 Sofia, Bulgaria (Rep.). Simona Ilieva, Contact.