Meet the amazing writers and editors, visual storytellers and artists, audio magicians and story-innovators already confirmed to be taking the stage on October 9-10, at Pullman Hotel.




Robert Krulwich, co-host of Radiolab, WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning program about “big  ideas”, now one of public radio’s most popular shows.





Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams, a New York Times bestselling essay collection, and The Gin Closet, a novel.






Richard Koci Hernandez, a visual storyteller who is willing to try anything to tell a compelling narrative. He teaches multimedia at UC Berkley and has 220k followers on Instagram.





Wendy MacNaughton, illustrator and graphic journalist. Her books include Meanwhile in San Francisco, Pen & Ink and Lost Cat.





Chris Jones, a writer at large for Esquire and a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine, on his fourth visit to Romania.






Dan Perjovschi, an artist who lives and works in Bucharest and Sibiu, and exhibits in museums, art centers and biennials across the globe.





Jacqui Banaszynski, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, editor, and globetrotting coach. She is part of this conference from day one.





Pat Walters, editor of Pop-Up Magazine. Before that he was a producer at the public radio show Radiolab.




Read more about all of them our new website, now fullly ready to be explored.


We’ll open registrations in a month! Until then, we’ll dive deeper into our guests’ work, bios and projects on Facebook and Twitter, so stay in touch!