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Hong Kong
Hong Kong & Macau
May 2006

POSTPONED TILL 2007

Join us in “China beyond China.” These two cities, former British and Portuguese colonies, have anomalous and special histories that contribute to shaping 21st century China’s economy, politics and culture. Predominantly peopled by Southern Chinese, the local cultures >>>MORE



Caribbean
The Caribbean Journey: St. Martin & Barbados
June 2006

POSTPONED TILL 2007

Of course there are beaches, but all tourist guides will tell you that. What they might not tell you is that the Caribbean gave birth to two Nobel prizes in literature, Derek Walcott and V.S. Naipaul, as well as a significant literary tradition in English and other languages, >>>MORE

Philippines
Philippines
May 2006

POSTPONED TILL 2007

Once you’ve traveled to the Philippines, you’ll almost certainly fall in love with the country and wonder why it’s so far off the beaten path. In the Philippines, English is widely spoken, the people are friendly, and the scenery is spectacular. The fact that the Philippines >>>MORE



Slovenia and Croatia
Slovenia/Croatia
September 2006

How many "formers” must one peel away before finding the real thing, the living heart of these two rich and diverse territories of Central Europe? Formerly Illyrian, Roman, Venetian, French, Austrian, Hungarian, Italian, German, and Yugoslav, today Slovenia and Croatia are countries in their own >>>MORE

AuthorsAtLarge.org

LITERARY JOURNEYS
Exploring the intersections of literature, travel and writing in unexpected places

Think of a traveling literary salon for writers who like to journey in the company of fellow writers, and who want something more than a superficial tourist itinerary. What better way to learn about a culture and fire one's own imagination than to see a place through the eyes of writers who know the destination inside out and who can share their intimate knowledge and observations? While writing is as solitary an occupation as one can find, the writers behind Authors-At-Large believe that travel energizes your writing by bringing you outside the confines of the familiar.

Authors-At-Large takes you off-the-beaten literary path on journeys which include:

  • in-depth cultural experiences
  • manuscript consultations with distinguished writers from around the globe
  • time for your own writing and sharing your work
  • immersion in the life and literature of a locale
  • the company of passionate travelers, readers, and writers like yourself

Authors-At-Large plans to continually unveil unusual destinations for discerning literary travelers, so please check back often and sign-up for e-mail updates.

Programs planned for 2006:
May The Philippines
May Hong Kong & Macau
June Caribbean Islands of St. Martin & Barbados
September Croatia & Slovenia
December New Zealand cities of Wellington & Dunedin
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