The 2018 Iceland Writers Retreat for fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers was held from April 11 to April 15 at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura in Reykjavík, Iceland. The retreat offered workshops, panels, lectures, and time to write, as well as tours of Iceland. The faculty included fiction writers Priya Basil, Terry Fallis, Hallgrímur Helgason, Alice Hoffman, Gwendoline Riley, and Susan Shreve; and nonfiction writers Hilton Als, Rory MacLean, Andri Snær Magnason, and Pamela Paul. The cost of the retreat was isk $299,000 (approximately $2,800), which included lodging, most meals, and tours. Travel was not included. An optional two-day extension was available for an additional isk 70,700 (approximately $660). Registration was first come, first served; the deadline was March 11, 2018. Visit the website for more information.
Iceland Writers Retreat, P.O. Box 76, 212 Garðabaer, Iceland. Erica Green and Eliza Reid, Cofounders.