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Taking place between April 9-13, 2014 in Reykjavik, the Iceland Writers Retreat invites participants to a series of workshops and panels led by an esteemed team of international writers.

The 2014 retreat will be loosely focused on the theme of travel and journeys.
The retreat will be based out of Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura, a recently renovated, modern four-star hotel next to a popular wooded area, just a 20-minute walk from the city center and five minutes from a geothermal beach.
Between intimate workshops and lectures, the Iceland Writers Retreat offers the chance to tour the spectacular Golden Circle, sit in the cozy cafes of Reykjavik, soak in geothermal hot springs, listen to new Icelandic music, meet contemporary Icelandic writers, and learn about the country’s rich literary tradition.
Workshops will be led by published writers from around the world. These include Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks, New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean, Ryerson University professor and author Randy Boyagoda, award-winning memoirist Iain Reid, National Geographic Digital Nomad Andrew Evans, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Joseph Boyden, acclaimed travel writer Sara Wheeler, and Man Booker Prize nominee James Scudamore. For more information or to join the mailing list, visit
The Iceland Writers Retreat is made possible by founding sponsors Icelandair and Icelandair Hotels. We are endorsed by the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature, the City of Reykjavik, the US Embassy in Iceland, and the Icelandic Literature Centre.

*Develop your writing
*Explore wild and wonderful Iceland, the land of the sagas
*Find inspiration and time to write in an unforgettable setting
*Meet and mingle with famous authors and like-minded writers

Overseas registrations close after February 28.