The Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat offers one-week to one-month residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers near Eyeries in County Cork, Ireland, overlooking Coulagh Bay and the mountains and farmlands of the Beara Peninsula. Residents are provided with a private room and all meals. The weekly residency fee ranges from €700 to €800 (approximately $861 to $984), depending on the room. Submit a one-paragraph project description. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Upon acceptance, a 50 percent deposit is required.
Anam Cara also offers weeklong workshop-based retreats. “Finding the Confidence to Write,” taught by nonfiction writer Lorna V, will be held from May 26 to June 1. “The Mythic Imagination,” a poetry and prose workshop taught by poet Adam Wyeth, will be held from June 23 to June 29. The cost of each workshop retreat is €1,000 (approximately $1,230), which includes tuition, lodging, and meals. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.
Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat, Eyeries, Beara, County, Cork, Ireland. Sue Booth-Forbes, Director.