Schedule (21 -24 May, 2008)

Tuesday | 20 May

7:00 pm Welcome Dinner
General Orientation and Welcome Address
Elizabeth Kostova, Founder of EKF, Julian Popov, Chairman of EKF

Wednesday | 21 May

8:30-9:00 am Registrations
9:00-12:00 pm Workshop for NES writers with Elizabeth Kostova
9:00-12:00 pm Workshop for Bulgarian writers with Emil Andreev
10:30-11:00 am Coffee break for all
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00-3:00 pm Roundtable with Greg Mosse and Lyubomir Nikolov in conversation about the art of translation
Facilitator: Stefan Tafrov
6:30 pm Dinner
8:30-10:00 pm Lecture and reading by Kate Mosse (PE)

Thursday | 22 May

9:00-12:00 pm Workshop for NES writers with Elizabeth Kostova
9:00-12:00 pm Workshop for Bulgarian writers with Emil Andreev
10:30-11:00 am Coffee break for all
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00-3:00 pm Roundtable with Danielle Trussoni, Travis Holland, Vania Tomova and Anthony Georgieff on:
Authors in translation
Readership formation
Facilitator: Svetlozar Zhelev
5:00 – 6:00 pm Lecture and reading by Theodora Dimova (PE)
6:30 pm Dinner
8:30-10:00 pm Faculty Readings by Emil Andreev and Elizabeth Kostova with introductory words by David Siefkin (Embassy of the United States)
(PE)

Friday | 23 May

9:00-10:30 am Workshop for NES writers with Elizabeth Kostova
9:00-10:30 am Workshop for Bulgarian writers with Emil Andreev
10:30-11:00 am Coffee break for all
11:00-12:00 pm Joint workshop/discussion/Q&A with both workshops, Elizabeth Kostova, Emil Andreev, Theodora Dimova
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00-3:00 pm Roundtable with Anna Droumeva, Julian Popov and Svetlozar Zhelev talking on agenting process, publishing translations and the impact of foreign books in local context.
6:00 pm Farewell dinner
7:30-9:00 pm Student reading (PE)

Saturday | May 24

9:30-10:30 am Debriefing meeting
Faculty and Staff

*PE = public event