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 €600 to €700 (approximately $636 to $743), 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. “The Mythic Imagination,” a poetry and prose workshop taught by poet Adam Wyeth, was held from June 10 to June 17. “Lining Our Thoughts,” a poetry workshop taught by poet Leanne O’Sullivan, was held from August 5 to August 12. The cost of each workshop retreat was €900 (approximately $950), which included tuition, lodging, and meals. Registration was 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.