The Black Forest Writing Seminars Summer Session 2016 meets August 1 though August 12. The program is situated in the picturesque, historic town of Freiburg, Germany, near the borders of Switzerland and France. This year’s offerings include workshops in fiction and creative nonfiction conducted by authors Bonnie Jo Campbell, Adrianne Kalfopoulou, Deborah Reed, and Nancy Rommelmann. All courses are conducted in English.
Keynote Address by National Book Award finalist Bonnie Jo Campbell
Newfound Journal interviews Bonnie Jo Campbell. Read more here. Bonnie Jo will be teaching a short fiction course during our 2016 workshop.
Faculty member Adrianne Kalfopoulou shares "the process behind writing her nonfiction essay 'The Journey Where' in her podcast 'Travelers.'" Read more here. Sign up now for a chance to work with...
Check out Nancy Rommelmann's "The War for Paradise" in the Wall Street Journal. Apply now for a chance to be in Nancy Rommelmann's Literary Journalism course.
Deborah Reed's 2015 novel Olivay was listed as one Bustle Books Writers Favorite Picks of 2015. Click here to read more on Bustle Books Review. BUY THE BOOK. KINDLE EDITION. AUDIOBOOK.
Our guest faculty member Nancy Rommelmann was recently invited to contribute to Critical Mass, the National Book Critics Circle Board of Directors' blog. Her review of Mary Gaitskill’s Bad Behavior was published as the sixth...
We are happy to hear that our guest faculty member Bonnie Jo Campbell's collection, Mothers, Tell Your Daughters was chosen by Booklist as the 2015 Booklist Top of the List...
Author Deborah Reed will teach a Novel Writing Workshop. Check out her interview with Vice: Author Deborah Reed Sets Things on Fire
During the 2016 workshops, Adrianne Kalfopoulou will teach a Writing for Social Media class. Check out her interview: A Little Bird Told Me: Summer Updates from Adrianne Kalfopoulou
Make sure to check out our updated program and course descriptions for the 2016 seminars at http://www.blackforestwritingseminars.de/courses/