Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference 2012-2013

On the afternoon of 27 February, the conference topic ‘A National Literature’ was discussed at Yaşar University, İzmir with a Keynote speech given by exciting Turkish author Sema Kaygusuz and a response given by UK author Panos Karnezis.

On 28 February, ‘The Future of the Novel’ Keynote was given by the prolific Inci Aral, and a response given by Scottish author Denise Mina. This discussion was followed by a reception, and related events include a round table discussion on each topic and creative writing workshops with students.