July 20 2017
Registration for Iceland Writers Retreat is Now Open!
The 5th annual literary event will take place April 11-15, 2018.
Registration is now open for the 5th annual Iceland Writers Retreat, coming to Reykjavik in 2018! If you’ve ever wanted to participate in a writing workshop while learning about Iceland’s history and culture, this retreat is for you.
From April 11-15, 2018 join literary enthusiasts from all over the world as they gather in Iceland to meet contemporary writers and learn about the country’s rich literary traditions and background. The event will take place in Icelandair’s renowned Hotel Reykjavik Natura, located a short walk away from the city’s center. As always, the retreat’s schedule is packed full of workshops, lectures and panels led by an esteemed team of international writers.
Participants will attend five workshops that involve small groups of 15 people paired with one writer. This intimate setting allows for discussions and for writers to really get to know the author and better their writing skills. Attendees will also get to hear a Q&A panel with the entire faculty and numerous readings from the acclaimed authors.
Between events, you’ll also have the chance to explore all that Iceland has to offer! Attendees can choose between three exclusive full-day outings that include touring the renowned Golden Circle, walking through historical Reykjavik, marveling at Iceland’s waterfalls, relaxing in geothermal hot springs and much more. All tours will be led by Icelandic writers and feature important scenes of the country’s literary past.
Your enrollment in the Iceland Writers Retreat will include breakfast, three lunches and one dinner, plus coffee during breaks and cocktail receptions. Dining receptions will be hosted by the authors and feature live music and readings by local writers.
Spots for this retreat fill quickly on a first-come, first-served basis so be sure to register now! You can find registration package details and information here.