Writers Retreats offer writers at all levels of accomplishment the opportunity to get away from it all to hone their craft & to socialize with other like-minded authors. List your retreat at Submit Your Announcement.
October 18-20, 2013
Application deadline: Oct. 4, 2013. Write By the Water is taking applications for its Fall Retreat, October 18-20, 2013. Now's the time to get your foot in our writing house for a weekend of words and camaraderie. If not for you, send a loved one as a great gift, or pass along the link to a creative pal. Writers of all genres and abilities welcome, as are poets, bloggers, journalists, artists and photographers. It's the house that gives back. 3 days, 2 nights stay: $350 shared room (includes refundable application fee); $550 private room (includes refundable application fee). See website for more information.
Cost: $1155, includes 4-day workshop, a private room in a castle for three nights, and food.
The Creative Writer's Workshop, established in 1991 by Irene Graham, provides creative writing retreats and courses in fiction and creative nonfiction at magnificent locations in the West of Ireland. See website for full information..
For the last forty years, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown has run the largest and longest residency Fellowship in the United States for emerging visual artists and writers. Artists who have not had significant recognition for their work and writers who have not yet published a full-length book of creative work are welcome to apply. Fellows receive a seven-month stay (October 1-April 30) at the Work Center and a $750 monthly stipend. Fellows do not pay or work in exchange for their Fellowships in any way. The deadline for writing Fellowship applications is December 1. The deadline for visual arts Fellowship applications is February 1.
A.I.R. Studio, an artist-in-residence program in Paducah, Kentucky is accepting applications from writers for its 2013-14 program year. The duration of the residency is two weeks to three months. Emerging writers/poets are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.The studio space and living quarters are handicap accessible. The studio area features a large, open workspace. Living quarters include a sleeping area, kitchenette, and bathroom. See website for more information.
La Muse Inn is a year-round writers' & artists' retreat run by writers with the mission of providing writers, artists, artisans, and scholars with an inspiring escape from their busy schedules. It provides essential time and space in which to focus on the work they love in the Languedoc region of the South of France, in a tiny village perched in the craggy mountains 25 km north of the walled medieval town of Carcassonne. La Muse is a medieval stone manor house with 6 rooms and 2 cottages. Cost for a three-week retreat ranges from $1000 to $1,290; For a couple, $1,215 to $1,930. See Web site for more information.