Making Tracks

Compiled by Liam Klenk

 

DECEMBER

Workshop

Geneva | 10 December 2016 | 10:00

Geneva Writers Group: Pursuing Your Images – Stars and Stones, with Susan Tiberghien

http://www.genevawritersgroup.org/events

 

ONGOING EVENTS in 2017 

Zürich | Throughout the year, Writers on Board meet one Sunday a month at 13:15 at Bürkliplatz boat station next to the landing stage, departing 13:30 to Rapperswil and back in Zurich at 17:25. For more information: buchsara@bluemail.ch This season’s writing sessions: 22 January, 26 February, 19 March.

Zürich | Kaufleuten has a selection of cultural events and readings planned for the coming months. www.kaufleuten.ch/events/kultur

On Mslexia find literary competitions with closing dates throughout the year. mslexia.co.uk/writing-competitions Good luck!

 

JANUARY

Workshop

Geneva | 21 January 2017 | 10:00
Geneva Writers Group: Theater Topic with Shaun McCarthy
 http://www.genevawritersgroup.org/Programs-Workshops

Reading

Zürich | 30 January 2017 | 20:00
Jonathan Safran Foer
http://www.kaufleuten.ch/event/jonathan-safran-foer
 

FEBRUARY

Reading
Zürich | 23 February 2017 | 20:00
T.C. Boyle
http://www.kaufleuten.ch/event/tc-boyle/

Workshop

Geneva | 18-19 February 2017 | see website for details
Geneva Writers Group: Meet Agents and Editors
http://www.genevawritersgroup.org/Programs-Workshops

Competition
W&A Short Story Competition | Deadline: 13 February 2017 https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/competitions

 

MARCH

Workshop
Geneva | 18-19 March 2017 | see website for details
Geneva Writers Group: Fiction Topic with Petina Gappah
http://www.genevawritersgroup.org/Programs-Workshops

 

APRIL 

Workshop
Geneva | 15 April 2017 | see website for details
Geneva Writers Group: Lyrical Prose and Prose Poetry with Susan Tiberghien
http://www.genevawritersgroup.org/Programs-Workshops

 

MAY

Conference
Brussels (Belgium) | 12-14 May 2017
SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) Europolitan Conference
https://switzerland.scbwi.org/

Workshops

Zürich | 13-14 May 2017
Zürich Writers Workshop: Fiction with Jill Alexander Essbaum (Hausfrau) and Non-fiction with Susan Jane Gilman (The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street)
http://www.zurichwritersworkshop.com/ (registration opens in January)

Geneva | 20-21 May 2017
Geneva Writers Group: Memoir (Saturday) and Master Class (Sunday) with Wallis Wilde Menozzi http://www.genevawritersgroup.org/Programs-Workshops

Solothurn | 26-28 May 2017
Solothurn Literature Days: more information available in April  http://www.literatur.ch/

Author: Susan Platt

Multilingual communications professional and business executive. Part of the original launch and editorial team behind Swiss movie magazine close-up! Has written, ghostwritten and edited for several publications and in-house magazines in English, German, French and Italian. Webwoolf, writer and board member at the Woolf as well as The Powerhouse Network for Professional Women in Zürich.

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