Writing Workshops in Greece: Thessaloniki & Thasos

Summer 2022

Ancient Ruins at Aliki

Writing Workshops in Greece will host a ninth year of workshops in Thessaloniki and the island of Thasos. Faculty include Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Christopher Bakken, Natalie Bakopoulos, Joanna Eleftheriou, and Courtney Zoffness. Once again, Joanna Eleftheriou will offer afternoon sessions exploring Greek language, music, and culture. We offer several options for workshop participation, with standard durations of either two weeks or one month (customized options are available).

Summer 2022 Sample Schedule:

  • Friday, June 17: Arrivals into Thessaloniki
  • Saturday, June 18: Walking Day in Thessaloniki
  • Sunday, June 19: Transfer to Thasos. Welcome Feast.
  • Monday, June 20 – Friday, June 24: Generative Workshop/Greek Class/Evening Literary Salon
  • Saturday, June 25: Excursion/Free
  • Sunday, June 26: Excursion/Free
  • Monday June 27 to Wednesday, June 29: Generative Workshop/Conferences/Greek Class/Evening Literary Salon
  • Thursday, June 30: Free Day/Final Participant Reading/Feast
  • Friday, July 1: Group One Departs Thasos /Overnight in Thessaloniki.  Group Two Arrives into Thessaloniki
  • Saturday, July 2: Group One Departures. Group Two Transfer to Thasos. Welcome Feast for Second Group.
  • Sunday, July 3Free Day on Thasos (Possible excursion)
  • Monday, July 4 to Friday, July 8: Generative Workshop/Greek Class/Evening Literary Salon
  • Saturday, July 9: Excursion/Free
  • Sunday, July 10: Excursion/Free
  • Monday, July 11 to Wednesday, July 13: Generative Workshop/Conferences/Greek Class/Evening Literary Salon
  • Thursday, July 14: Free Day/ Final Participant Reading/Last Feast
  • Friday 15: Departure from Thasos/ Overnight in Thessaloniki
  • Saturday, July 16: Departures