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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 $666 to $777), 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. “Memory, Secrets, and Immortality: A Crucible for Creativity,” a retreat for women writers and visual artists taught by poet and nonfiction writer Ione, will be held from July 23 to July 29. “Lining Our Thoughts,” a poetry workshop taught by poet Leanne O’Sullivan, will be held from July 30 to August 6. The cost of each workshop retreat is €900 (approximately $999), which includes tuition, lodging, and meals. Registration is first come, first served. E-mail or visit the website for more information.
Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat, Eyeries, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland. Sue Booth-Forbes, Director.