Iceland Writers Retreat

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Reykjavík, Iceland
Event Date: 
April 26, 2023
Application Deadline: 
April 15, 2023
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The 2023 Iceland Writers Retreat for fiction and nonfiction writers will be held from April 26 to April 30 at the Fosshotel in Reykjavík. The retreat features workshops, panels, lectures, and time to write, as well as tours of Iceland. The faculty includes fiction writers Chloe Aridjis, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Claire Messud, Helen Oyeyemi, Kiley Reid, Amanda Smyth, and Rúnar Helgi Vignisson; fiction and nonfiction writers Danny Ramadan and James Wood; and nonfiction writers Carol Leonnig and Omar Mouallem. The cost of the retreat is 280,000 ISK (approximately $1,958). Lodging and travel are not included. Attendees are offered a special discounted rate at the hotel of 18,900 ISK (approximately $132) per night for a single room and 21,700 ISK (approximately $152) per night for a double room. An optional two-day extension is available for an additional 38,000 ISK ($266). Registration is first come, first served; the deadline is 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.