20 - 28 July, 2019
An immersive program for new and experienced authors, the Leopardi Writing Conference consists of workshops and craft talks in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Fiction workshop leader: Lou Berney
Poetry workshop leader: Alex Dimitrov
Nonfiction workshop leader: Christine O'Brien
Distinguished Guest Speakers: Annemarie Estor, Frederick Turner, Patricia Hampl, and Lynn Freed
What participants have said:
"Absolutely stunning! What a find! Conference staff are incredibly friendly and helpful.”
“Stellar! The authentic rustic Italian experience you dream of — without all the tourists.”
“A dream come true.”
“Magical. Such a beautiful location, such thoughtful writers and readers.” Apply now for FREE!
“Unlike anything I’ve ever done... so enriching and fulfilling. The conference was set in the most beautiful place. The teachers were excellent, extremely knowledgeable and approachable. An invaluable experience! I loved every moment of it.”
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Nature, Travel, Publishing, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Non-fiction
Fiction: LOU BERNEY, the bestselling author of November Road, one of Washington Post's Best Books of 2018.
Poetry: ALEX DIMITROV, the award-winning author of Begging for It.
Non-Fiction: CHRISTINE O'BRIEN, the critically acclaimed author of Crave.
Leopardi Writing Conference
The Gallery Hotel
Phone: (650) 877-2576