You can follow the discussion panel chaired by Michael Edwards, "Translating Perfume into Words: Writing about an unseen art form" on Friday March 30th at 14.00 (GST +1).
The aim of this workshop is to discuss the correlation between the publishing and the fragrance industries. What are the difficulties of writing about an invisible and incredibly subjective artform? What are the effects that the varied forms of perfume journalism might have on the market?
Chairman: Michael Edwards, author of Fragrances of the World
Mark David Boberick, director, The Perfume Magazine
Elena Knezhevich, founder, Fragrantica
Denyse Beaulieu, blogger and author of The Perfume Lover
Claudia Stagno, journalist, Export Magazine
Grant Osborne, founder, Basenotes
Joe Garces, CEO of Robert Piguet
Mariangela Rossi, journalist Elle Italia and author of The Perfume Book
Sergey Borisov, journalist GQ.ru & Vogue.ru
Right after that, on Friday 30th at 15.30 (GST+1), the Italian journalist and author of Proust's Overcoat, Lorenza Foschini, will interview me on The PerfumeLover.
Pour mes lecteurs francophones: Mon interview par Lorenza Foschini, auteur du Pardessus de Proust, aura lieu le vendredi 30 mars à 15.30 en français.
I am a writer and translator based in Ottawa, as well as the perfume editor for Citizen K and a writer for NEZ, the olfactive magazine. My book The Perfume Lover, A Personal History of Scent is published by Harper Collins (UK), St. Martin's Press (USA) and Penguin (Canada). The perfume linked to the book,Séville à l'aube, was composed by Bertrand Duchaufour for L'Artisan Parfumeur.