Iceland Writers Retreat open [Worldwide]

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 in Specialized Topics

Writers interested in developing their skills and contacts can apply for this program.

The Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award offers writers in need of financial support an opportunity to attend the Iceland Writers Retreat April 29 to May 3, 2020 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The retreat features a series of small-group writing workshops and cultural tours designed to introduce participants to Iceland’s literary heritage. The main focus will be fiction and nonfiction books. 

Applicants can compete for either full or partial funding. Full funding covers participation in the program, accommodations and round-trip flights to Iceland. Partial funding covers only the registration fee, and neither accommodation nor round-trip flights.

Candidates must demonstrate they are unable to afford the cost of flights to Iceland and accommodation to receive full funding.

The deadline is Oct. 31.