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Becoming Madame will be attending this year’s Paris Writer’s Workshop!

Sponsored by WICE, one of the oldest Anglophone organizations in Paris, the Paris Writer’s Workshop (PWW) is a week (June 24–29, 2012) “rich in opportunities to fine-tune your writing with the outstanding faculty, work in an intensive and friendly environment, stay current on literary trends (such as self-publishing, eBooks, and the use of blogs and social media), receive step-by-step information on how to get published, meet literary agents, become a member of the PWW community, and enjoy summer in the City of Light!”

The PWW combines morning workshops with panels and lectures in the afternoons. There will also be a literary dinner on the last evening, meetings with literary agents and publishers as well as readings and discussion with various authors and literary industry experts.

About WICE: “For more than 33 years, the non-profit association has been offering cultural and educational programs to the international and expat community in Paris. Day-to-day operations are supported by a dedicated group of volunteers, diverse in age and nationality.

WICE was founded in 1978 by a small group of expats to meet the intellectual,
professional, and self-development needs of English-speaking community of Paris.
Originally affiliated with the American University of Paris, WICE grew quickly,
welcoming men and women including permanent residents and short-term visitors
to Paris. In the late 1990s, WICE’s membership grew to 900 men and women, and the curriculum offered nearly 300 classes and events.”

Should this sort of workshop interest you, more info is available on the PWW site as well as the application form. Maybe we’ll see you there!

Bonne écriture!