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Ann Cleeves 2020:

Geographies of Crime

Seminar description coming soon! 

Tentative Schedule: May 29-June 7, 2020

 

A detailed schedule will be administered to all participants upon acceptance to the seminar. Note that this schedule is tentative and may be adjusted as needed.

 

 

Day 1

Arrival, Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport.

 

Transfer to Castellina in Chianti.

 

Social – Meet Ann and the staff.

 

Dinner at Il Fondaccio dei Dottori

 

Day 2

Breakfast

 

Lecture/Discussion with Ann: Topic TBD

 

Ann: Writing assignment.

 

Lunch

 

Writers work on individual assignment.

 

Departure/Walk to Castellina for Wine Tasting in Medieval wine cellar.

Dinner at Antico Ristorante La Torre.

 

Day 3

Breakfast

 

Morning Walk: Country Market Day in Castellina in Chianti (for those who are interested).

 

Ann meets individually with writers.

 

Lunch

 

Ann: Topic TBD

 

Writers work on writing assignments.

 

Predinner aperitivi and socializing on the patio

Dinner at Il Fondaccio dei Dottori.

 

Day 4

Breakfast

 

Morning hike to local Etruscan underground tomb (for those who are interested).

 

Workshopping assignment drafts

 

Ann: Topic TBD

 

Lunch

 

Writers work on individual assignment.

 

Predinner aperitivi and socializing on the patio

Dinner at Il Fondaccio dei Dottori.

 

Day 5

Breakfast

 

Individual writing

 

Lunch

 

Ann: Topic TBD

 

Writers work on writing assignments.

 

Predinner aperitivi and socializing on the patio.

Dinner at Il Fondaccio dei Dottori.

 

Day 6

Breakfast

 

Excursion to the medieval hill town of San Gimignano. Guided tour, sightseeing, lunch at the Osteria Baccano. Return to hotel late afternoon.

 

Predinner aperitivi and socializing on the patio.

Dinner at Il Fondaccio dei Dottori.

 

 

Day 7

Breakfast

 

Walk to Castellina for gelato demo and tasting at the Gelateria Antica Delizia.

 

Lunch

 

Ann: Topic TBD

 

Predinner aperitivi and socializing on the patio

Dinner at Il Fondaccio dei Dottori.

 

Day 8

Breakfast

 

Lunch

 

Ann: Topic TBD

 

Writers work on writing assignments.

 

Predinner aperitivi and socializing on the patio.

Dinner at Il Fondaccio dei Dottori.

 

Day 9

Breakfast

 

Individual writing

 

Lunch

 

Ann: Topic TBD

 

Farewell Dinner at Ristorante Il Re Gallo, and Certificate of Completion Award Ceremony.

 

Day 10

Breakfast

 

Departure for Florence Train Station/ Airport Amerigo Vespucci.