Stony Brook Southampton has extended the deadline for its Florence Writers Workshop until Friday, October 10. The program will be held from January 13 through January 24.
Those who participate will travel to Florence, Italy, and take a fiction writing workshop with noted writer Susan Scarf Merrell, author of “Shirley: A Novel,” and fiction editor of TSR: The Southampton Review. The program also includes an evening at the opera, a walking trip in Florence, a guided trip to the Bargello museum and an excursion to the Italian countryside and a winery. There will also be elective activities to choose from throughout the trip.
Applications can be found at www.stonybrook.edu/mfa/winter and are due no later than October 10. Prices range from $2,066.50 to $2,719.30, not including accommodations or airfare.