The Expat Writers Fair, featuring expat writers in Italy of books, e-books and iPhone apps, takes place on 12 May in the garden of Rome's Beehive Hotel.

Organised by the newly-launched Gemelli Press, the event is an opportunity for visitors and Rome residents to mingle with expat writers. There will be a raffle of books and promo codes for apps and e-books as well as literary lunch in Vetralla.

Participating writers include Katie Parla (Rome for Foodies app and National Geographic Walking Rome), Mary Jane Cryan (Etruria: Travel, History & Itineraries in Central Italy), Joie Davidow (I Wouldn't Leave Rome to go to Heaven), Chris Harrison (Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy), Mark Leslie (in absentia) (Beyond the Pasta), Terry Bhola (Searching for Wild Asparagus in Umbria), Flaminia Chapman (Rome Insider's Guide app), Erica Firpo (Rome Select), Arlene Gibbs (The Rebirth of Mrs Tracey Higgins; Jumping the Broom), Linda Lappin (The Etruscan), Francesca Maggi (Burnt by the Tuscan Sun), Gillian McGuire (Rome for Expats app), Sara Rosso (How to Order an Italian Coffee in Italy; The Unofficial Guide to Nutella), Pamela Sheldon Johns (Cucina Povera: Tuscan Peasant Cooking), and Eleonora Baldwin (Frommer's Rome Day by Day, third edition; Holiday Goddess Handbag Guide).

15.00-18.00

General Info

Address Beehive Hotel, Via Marghera, 8 near Stazione Termini

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Rome’s Expat Writers Fair

Beehive Hotel, Via Marghera, 8 near Stazione Termini