From film to memoir, from art museums to radio studios, from Instagram to The New Tork Times bestselling list, the 2015 line-up is filling up with amazing storytellers.


We’ve got Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winners, world renowned artists, top writers and editors and visual innovators who experiment with different ways of telling stories.


Check out the newest additions to the list of speakers, then book your spot for October 9-10.




Michael Paterniti, longtime GQ contributor, winner of a National Magazine Award and author of two New York Times bestselling books, The Telling Room and Driving Mr. Albert, and of the essay collection Love and Other Ways of Dying.






Carmen Bugan, a Romanian-American poet, critic, and memoirist, author of the internationally acclaimed memoir Burying the Typewriter: Childhood Under the Eye of the Secret Police. She writes about identity, dictatorship, and exile.





John Freeman, American writer and literary critic, founder of the literary biannual Freeman’s and author of How to Read a Novelist. From 2009 to 2013 he was the editor of Granta magazine. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages.





Alexander Nanau, Emmy Award winning producer and director, whose works include internationally acclaimed documentary films The World according to Ion B. and Toto and His Sisters, which documents the life of three siblings living in a Bucharest ghetto .




*Line-up change: Due to changes in his schedule, Pat Walters will no longer be able to join us at the conference. He and his team from Pop-Up Magazine are planning a tour and the complexity of setting up shows in different cities is getting in the way of him coming to Bucharest.


Register here to learn from the best writers, editors, filmmakers and artists how to tell better stories.