Iceland Writers Retreat

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Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Reykjavík, Iceland
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The 2022 Iceland Writers Retreat for fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers was held from April 27 to May 1 at the Edition Hotel in Reykjavík. The retreat featured workshops, panels, lectures, and time to write, as well as tours of Iceland. The faculty included fiction writers David Chariandy, Aminatta Forna, Patrick Gale, Kristín Helga Gunnarsdóttir, Elnathan John, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney; nonfiction writers Heather Harpham, Dan Kois, and Gretchen Rubin; and fiction and nonfiction writer Will Ferguson. The cost of the retreat was ISK 230,000 (approximately $1,770). Lodging and travel were not included. Attendees were offered a special discounted rate at the hotel. An optional two-day extension was available for an additional ISK 32,000 (approximately $246). Registration was first come, first served; the deadline was April 15. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations include elevator or ramp access to all retreat spaces; accessible doorways, pathways, and sidewalks; accessible bathrooms with handrails; and accessible parking.

Contact Information

Iceland Writers Retreat, P.O. Box 76, 212 Gardabaer, Iceland. Erica Green and Eliza Reid, Cofounders.