In the weekend of 17 to 19 October, for the fifth year an International Congress of Writers in was held in Sosúa.
The conference is organized by the Thursday Evening Writers Collective of Sosúa.
These writers gather every Thursday evening at the Waterfront restaurant where they recite prose and poetry, and criticize each other's work.
For the fifth International Congress storytellers, poets, artists and interested parties from across the country were invited, and offered a stay at the Victorian House Hotel.
The different workshops and lectures were held in the upper room of Casa de Arte (cultural center) of Sosúa.
Nationally known authors such as Manuel Salvador Gautier, Rafael Núñez, Leonardo Nin, Alexis Gómez Rosa contributed from their own work.
The authors also used this opportunity to bring their newest work under the attention of the audience.
Fifth International Writers Congress
There were also performances by famous rap and performing artists to make the audience aware of their artistic expressions.
The conference came about thanks to the efforts of the Thursday Evening Writers Collective consisting of Omar Messon, Ramón Gil, Moisés Muñiz and Óscar Zazo, all residents of Sosúa.