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Creative writing handbook

A handbook that consists of all lectures delivered within the Sozopol seminar is available now, for Kindle and in pdf to download....


Contemporary Bulgarian Writers in English presents up-to-date profiles of living Bulgarian authors of fiction and short stories.
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The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and Vagabond, Bulgaria's English Monthly, cooperate in order to enrich the English language with translations of contemporary Bulgarian writers. Each month we give you the chance to read a selected excerpt of a Bulgarian writer. Some of the presented writers will be translated in English for the first time. Enjoy our fiction pages.
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Call for participation in the 2012 Chichester Writing Festival, UK Print E-mail

The 5th Chichester Writing Festival is taking place on Friday 30 March - Sunday 1 April 2012. This will be the third time the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and the Chichester Writing Festival are collaborating in hosting a Bulgarian writer.

2012 yearís line up consists of ten panel discussions, featuring authors, agents and publishers. Topics will include:
- The Novel
- First-time authors
- What Agents Look For / What Editors Look For
- History & Biography
- Self-publishing
- E-publishing
- Writing for the Theatre & Film Adaptations
- Writer Career Development / Worries about Copyright
- Writing for Children

We are looking for a writer who speaks good English and is involved in the world of theatre or TV, radio or film drama.

If you meet this requirement, please send a short resume* and a statement of purpose**in English to Milena Deleva at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Deadline is on Monday 16 January 2012.

*The resume needs to list all relevant achievements, while your statement** should show how your participation in the writing festival will benefit your writing and current projects.
More information is available on the Festivalís website: http://www.westdean.org.uk/Events/ChichesterWritingFestival.aspx