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Stanford Writing Weekend | “Finding the storyteller inside”

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The Barn

The Barn

Finding the storyteller inside

Rahla Xenopoulos and Darrel Bristow-Bovey invite you to join them in The Barn for an intensive writing workshop.

Bring pen paper and an open heart.

The workshop will run on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be breaks for teas and lunch. We will all get together for a fabulous supper in Stanford on Saturday evening. There’ll be a Q&A session where we’ll share the ups and downs of a writing life.

CostR2000 excluding accommodation and the Saturday evening meal.

Accommodation: A variety of B&B and guest lodge accommodation is available in Stanford. We will advise participants of details.

Booking: A deposit of 50% secures your place, with the remainder to be paid two weeks before the workshop begins. Seats fill fast, so please book ASAP.

For further information please contact us via email:

About Darrel Bristow-Bovey

“Being creative is a process of learning how to get out of your own way. Writing is an act of kindness to yourself and generosity to others. It has taken me half a lifetime to start learning that.”

Darrel Bristow-Bovey is an award-winning author, columnist and screenwriter. His five books have been translated into ten languages, and he was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Literature. His YA novel Superzero is a school set-work and won a Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature. His most recent book, a memoir, is One Midlife Crisis and a Speedo.

About Rahla