Top 2023 Writing Retreats from All Over the World

Every writer’s dream is to be able to enjoy some quiet time so they can focus and get creative. But with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this is pretty hard to do. That is what makes writing retreats a great opportunity for writers to get their much-needed focus time.

If you’d like to join a writing retreat but don’t know where to start, we have got you covered! Check the retreats happening these years and prepare yourself for some quality writing time.


Virtual ACPA All Writers

ACPA: 2023 Writer’s Retreat

Participating writers will learn about their own writing processes, common barriers to writing, and publication opportunities within ACPA and the larger student affairs field. Participants will also develop a writing plan and process that will guide them toward publication while building community with writers and scholars across the association.
Virtual
Jan 3-6, 2023
$129-$349
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Jan 10-16, 2023
£985
No Deadline
New Jersey, US Murphy Writing of Stockton University All writers

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

The Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway does not have an application process; everyone is welcome. They believe that every writer, whether they are just getting started or already have publications or an MFA, can improve their craft with rigorous instruction and a supportive community. Experienced writers may wish to register for an advanced workshop or try a new genre.
Seaview Hotel
Jan 13-16, 2023
$275-$595
No Deadline
Maryland, USA Zihbone farm Creative Writing

Winter On the Farm Creative Writing Retreat ​at ZigBone Farm

Do your best writing at this six-day, deep-dive, small-group writing retreat at scenic ZigBone Farm, just one hour from Washington DC/Baltimore in the Catoctin Mountains. Award-winning author and veteran writing instructor Diana Friedman will offer a mix of instruction, tools to develop your practice, evening readings, and precious quiet time to write in the coziness of their lodge. Share your stories over delicious farm-based meals and glasses of mulled wine and hot cocoa. Don’t want to mingle with humans? Their friendly sheep, goats, and barn cats are standing by!
Zihbone farm
Jan 13-18, 2023
$1,500
No Deadline
Puerto Escondido, Mexico Wide Open Writing All Writers

Puerto Escondido, Mexico Retreat

Can you envision yourself writing on an open-air patio with the sound of the ocean in the background, surrounded by like-minded creatives and being gently led through yoga, meditations, writing prompts, sharing, and supportive feedback? For the six nights and seven days you are together they offer the space to step away from the things that shape your daily life and provide the opportunity to connect with yourself and the story that you need to tell. Their goal at Wide Open Writing is to create an environment of positivity, inspiration, and support that ignites your creative spirit.
Private Villa
Jan 14-20, 2023
$2550-$3250
No Deadline
Banff, Canada Bnaff Centre All Writers

Winter Writers Retreat

The Winter Writers Retreat is a self-directed program that offers time and space for writers to retreat, reconnect, and re-energize their writing practice. In addition to a single room, and a small private studio, you will be surrounded by a community of artistic peers with the opportunity to attend inspiring talks, performances, and meet with guest faculty to consult on your work.
Banff Centre campus
Jan 16-28, 2023
$1,014-$2,913
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Jan 17-23, 2023
£985
No Deadline
Granada, Spain Casa Ana Creative Writing

Casa Ana Creative Writing Retreat

Spend one week or two focusing uninterruptedly on your writing, with input from a resident mentor. Ideal if you are starting a new project, looking for professional guidance on your existing work, or editing your works in progress.
Private Room
Jan 21-31, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Waiheke Island, New Zealand Helen Sword All writers

Island Time Writing Retreat

Island Time is a 7-day, 6-night onsite writing retreat for academic, professional, and creative writers who are looking for a change of venue, style, and heart. Join Helen and an international cohort of writers on gorgeous Waiheke Island for daily workshops, small-group coaching sessions, and plenty of individual writing time.
Private room
Jan 22-28, 2023
$2,400-$5,500
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Jan 24-30, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Virtual Catherine Deveny All writers

Write Here, Write Now

There will be a Zoom Write Here Write Now session every month to get you pulling your finger out, getting over yourself and realising your excuses aren’t reak. Writing blocks, tasks, exercises, reality pills, all rolled up in myth busting, contagious enthusiasm, procrastination hacks and trouble shooting for all genres and all levels. Don’t worry, no sharing.
Virtual
Jan 29-Dec 31, 2023
$20-$324
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Feb 2-6, 2023
£690-£615
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All writers

Foxes’ Writing Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Foxes’ Retreat farmhouse
Feb 3-5, 2023
£245
No Deadline
San Jose, Costa Rica Centurai Arts Creative Writing

Centauri Arts Creative Writing Retreat

This retreat is for writers attending solo, or with family or friends. Both beginners who have never written before, and novelists with manuscripts in the final stages are welcome. It’s specifically for writers wishing to focus entirely on their creative work, and others who combine workshops with daily sightseeing tours. The trip to Costa Rica is fully escorted from the moment you land at San Jose International Airport. The creative writing retreat is ideal even for people who have not traveled before.
Finca Luna Nueva
Feb 4-11, 2023
$410-$1,265
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Feb 7-13, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Brisbane, Australia The Art of Writing Creative writing

Art of Writing Retreat

The Art of Writing is an intimate retreat in Tuscany run by Italian resident, author and journalist, Lisa Clifford. With special appearances from best-selling authors, literary agents, and other writing tutors from around the world. The small-group retreats for writers in the mountains of Tuscany is designed to help them reconnect with their writing muse. Whether you’re a published author or just starting out, these sessions are perfect for you. All they ask is that you love writing.
West Village.
Feb 9-12, 2023
$1,300
No Deadline
Virtual Firefly Creative Writing Creative Writing

Stay at Home Writing Retreat

This is a lovingly curated weekend experience, designed to guide you back to your own voice. The focus will be on gently waking up your creativity and exploring what it wants to say now. Who am I in this time of crisis? What stories want to emerge? What’s the first step? You’ll use your writing to process the current global moment, but also to escape from it, to wander the roads that your words want to walk down, to linger in nostalgia and possibility, to find the joy of writing. The weekend will be full of ease and productivity!
Virtual
Feb 1012, 2023
$545
No Deadline
San Jose, Costa Rica Centurai Arts Creative Writing

Centauri Arts Creative Writing Retreat

This retreat is for writers attending solo, or with family or friends. Both beginners who have never written before, and novelists with manuscripts in the final stages are welcome. It’s specifically for writers wishing to focus entirely on their creative work, and others who combine workshops with daily sightseeing tours. The trip to Costa Rica is fully escorted from the moment you land at San Jose International Airport. The creative writing retreat is ideal even for people who have not traveled before.
Finca Luna Nueva
Feb 11-18, 2023
$410-$1,265
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Feb 14-20, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Writing Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Foxes’ Retreat farmhouse
Feb 17-22, 2023
£675
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Feb 21-27, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Washington, USA The Rainforest Writers Village All Writers

The Rainforest Writers Village Retreat

The Rain Forest Resort Village is set in the beautiful Quinault Rainforest on the shores of picturesque Lake Quinault. It’s in the rainforest so bring an umbrella. There has been snow before, too! If you will have a laptop, bring your power supply and cord in order to recharge from time spent in areas where outlets are scarce. Also consider bringing an extension cord or power strip, so that when in community areas you can reach (and share) limited outlets.
Rain Forest Resort Village
Feb 22-26, 2023
$190
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Untutored February Retreat

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
Feb 27-Mar 4, 2023
£660–£710
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Feb 28-Mar 6, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Washington, USA The Rainforest Writers Village All Writers

The Rainforest Writers Village Retreat

The Rain Forest Resort Village is set in the beautiful Quinault Rainforest on the shores of picturesque Lake Quinault. It’s in the rainforest so bring an umbrella. There has been snow before, too! If you will have a laptop, bring your power supply and cord in order to recharge from time spent in areas where outlets are scarce. Also consider bringing an extension cord or power strip, so that when in community areas you can reach (and share) limited outlets.
Rain Forest Resort Village
Mar 1-5, 2023
$190
No Deadline
Virtual Helen Sword Academic Writing

Stylish Writing Intensive

The Stylish Writing Intensive is a 3-day online retreat for academic and professional writers who want to take their writing from stodgy to stylish — or from adequate to amazing — over the course of a single weekend. If you aspire to expand your stylistic repertoire, increase your research impact, and write with renewed pleasure and panache, this retreat is for you!
Virtual
Mar 2-5, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Apollo Bay, Australia Catherine Deveny All writers

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

This is two full days of boot camp writing with solo blocks, prompt exercises, and other creative therapy. Brilliant food, great chats, and amazing people. There will be surprises and treats. You’ll be leaving feeling loved up, special, relaxed and fired up.
Seacroft
Mar 3-5, 2023
$500-$5,400 + accomodation
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Retreat Festival of Writing

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Private rooms
Mar 4-5, 2023
£245
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Mar 7-13, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Washington, USA The Rainforest Writers Village All Writers

The Rainforest Writers Village Retreat

The Rain Forest Resort Village is set in the beautiful Quinault Rainforest on the shores of picturesque Lake Quinault. It’s in the rainforest so bring an umbrella. There has been snow before, too! If you will have a laptop, bring your power supply and cord in order to recharge from time spent in areas where outlets are scarce. Also consider bringing an extension cord or power strip, so that when in community areas you can reach (and share) limited outlets.
Rain Forest Resort Village
Mar 8-12, 2023
$190
No Deadline
Georgia, US Ossabaw Island Writers Retreat All writers

Ossabaw Island Writers’ Retreat

Enjoy and learn from workshops, readings and craft sessions held at the pristine Ossabaw Island Heritage Preserve—just twenty minutes by boat from historic Savannah, Georgia and its renown restaurants, art galleries, squares and riverfront beauty.
The Club house
Mar 10-15, 2023
$3,195
Feb 15, 2023
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All writers

Foxes’ Writing Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Foxes’ Retreat farmhouse
Mar 10-12, 2023
£245
No Deadline
California, US Susan Hagen Women Writers

Susan Hagens: Women’s Writing Retreat

Writing retreats are a rare opportunity for nine women to join them as they live and write together in the sprawling countryside near Healdsburg, CA. Life in their little compound of five two-bedroom cabins at Bishop’s Ranch is informal and relaxing. Their meeting room is both cozy and spacious, with a fireplace, snack kitchen, and spectacular views of the great outdoors. Someone else does the cooking and cleans up after you.
The Bishop’s Ranch
Mar 13-16, 2023
$1,195
No Deadline
Alcester, UK Alison May All Writers

Spring Novel Retreat

Starting a new book, editing a finished one, or stuck somewhere in the middle? lift your writing mojo with a weekend dedicatied to writing, under the guidence of two highly regarded tutors, both multi published award-winning authors.
Kings court hotel
Mar 17-19, 2023
£390
No Deadline
California, US Laura Davis Creative Writing

Writing on the Big Sur Coast with Laura

This retreat is for people who want to use writing as a tool for self-knowledge, growth, and deepening awareness. The focus will be on personal storytelling in a safe supportive circle.
Different accomodation types
Mar 20-24, 2023
$925-$8,025
No Deadline
Delhi, India The Himalayan Writers Retreat Fiction & Narrative Non-Fiction

Himalayan Writers Retreat

In this retreat, led by author Dipika Mukherjee (Ode to Broken Things; Shambala Junction, Rules of Desire), you will journey to India. Halfway around the world, a long way from everything familiar, you will learn in a new context. The discussions will center on themes and craft, with a special focus on developing strong beginnings, writing effective dialogue, and making the setting come alive. Important literary examples will guide your learning.
Himalayan writing retreat center
Mar 21–31, 2023
$3,300
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Mar 21-27, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Montana, US Laura Munson All writers

Haven I The Writing Retreat

The Haven Writing Retreat is open to any level of writer. Haven meets you where you need to be met, whether you want to write and publish a book, or simply seek a deeper level of authentic self-expression.
Walking Lightly Ranch
Mar 22-26, 2023
$7,500
No Deadline
Virginia, US Monterey Writer Retreat Novel Writing

Mission of the Algonkian Writer Retreat and Novel Workshop

Like other Algonkian events, this workshop retreat begins before you arrive with pre-event assignments and readings, and continues after you depart with a post-event novel development program online. It also includes a broad range of faculty, an array of vital workshops, as well as extended personal time with business professionals.
Algonkian Park
Mar 22-26, 2023
€1,095
No Deadline
North Carolina, USA Karrie Loomis All Writers

Ego Break Retreat

Ego Break Writers’ Retreat will focus on creativity and character development. Rather than offering workshops that lecture about craft, Ego Break workshops are designed to show writers how to create. No matter your genre or where you are in your writing journey, the expanded and unique perspectives you’ll gain while on an Ego Break will open creative layers within your imagination.
Ego Break Retreat House
Mar 23-28, 2023
From $1,499
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Quilting Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Private rooms
Mar 24-26, 2023
£350
No Deadline
Granada, Spain Casa Ana Creative Writing

Casa Ana Creative Writing Retreat

Spend one week or two focusing uninterruptedly on your writing, with input from a resident mentor. Ideal if you are starting a new project, looking for professional guidance on your existing work, or editing your works in progress.
Private Room
Mar 25-Apr 4, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Languedoc, France Wild Atlantic Writers Creative Writing

Ireland Writing Retreat

A week-long, creative writing holiday with a difference – scenic walks, fascinating talks and daily practical writing and editing workshops – all in a land as old as time itself, Pyrénées Orientales in Languedoc, France.
Ensuite Rooms
Mar 27-Apr 2, 2023
$1,950
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Mar 30-Apr 3, 2023
£615-£690
No Deadline
Texas, US Cruising Writers All Writers

Western Caribbean Writing Retreat Cruise

On a cruise onboard Carnival Vista®, there’s no such thing as too good to be true. In fact, every moment spent on the seafaring marvel is another opportunity to discover fun and excitement, dining for every mood and taste, relaxation, or just about anything else your heart might desire.
Interior Stateroom
Apr 1-8, 2023
€1,895
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Apr 4-10, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Apr 11-7, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Ischia, Italy Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Aragonese Castle
Apr 12-19, 2023
€5,995
No Deadline
California, US Monterey Writer Retreat Fiction/Non-fiction

Mission of the Writer Retreat in California

Join other writers on the wondrously scenic and soothing Monterey Peninsula in Pacific Grove for the express purpose of working intimately with experienced author and agent professionals. Know that writers of every kind have journeyed for over a century to this location on the California west coast. They come in search of inspiration, individuality, purpose, and vision, but more importantly, to share an understanding that art has preceded their arrival in the form of a brutally beautiful sea and windswept shore.
Pacific Grove Monarch Resort
Apr 13-17, 2023
$1,095
No Deadline
Cuzco, Peru Page Lambert Women Writers

Weaving Words and Women

This 13-day trip offers a rare opportunity to travel with other creative women, explore Peru’s Sacred Valley, and spend time with the Quechua women of the high Andes.
Different hotels
Apr 14-27, 2023
$5,380
No Deadline
Andalucia, Spain Write Your Way In All Writers

Write Your Way In: A Week in Spain

This unique retreat features a balance of structured activity and free time for exploration, creativity, and rest.
Molino del Rey’s luxury centre
Apr 16-23, 2023
$895 CAD
No Deadline
California, US Susan Hagen Women Writers

Susan Hagens: Women’s Writing Retreat

Writing retreats are a rare opportunity for nine women to join them as they live and write together in the sprawling countryside near Healdsburg, CA. Life in their little compound of five two-bedroom cabins at Bishop’s Ranch is informal and relaxing. Their meeting room is both cozy and spacious, with a fireplace, snack kitchen, and spectacular views of the great outdoors. Someone else does the cooking and cleans up after you.
The Bishop’s Ranch
Apr 17-19, 2023
€795
No Deadline
Oropioi, Greece Rome Retreats All Writers

Retreat. Create. Revitalize.

A replenishing week, centered on art and beauty in an Athenian countryside villa near the sea. This retreat offers an immersive contemplation of fine arts, creative practices, and beauty in all forms of sensory inspiration. 2-hour daily workshop includes lectures in art history and art appreciation techniques; opening to creative practices through writing, sketching, watercolors, aesthetic appreciation, and focussed group discussions. This retreat deepens all forms of creative practice and enhances well-being through awareness and understanding of the aesthetic beauty of everyday life.
Private Villa Amfiorio
Apr 17-23, 2023
$2,600-$3,200
Mar 1, 2023
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Apr 18-24, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Taos, New Mexico, US Jennifer Louden Women Writers

The Taos Deep Dive & Revision Writer’s Retreat

Instead of generating a ton of new work through prompts and short writing seminars, you’ll be writing into, extending, and deepening an existing writing project. Each day will begin with (optional) dance, then breakfast, then meditation to quiet the inner critic and fears of being good enough. You’ll briefly focus and start on your writing as a group. Then head off to write in silence.
The Mabel Dodge Luhan House
Apr 23-29, 2023
$777-$3,390
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Apr 25-May 1, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Reykjavik, Iceland Iceland Writers Books – Fiction/non-fiction

Iceland Writers Retreat

Explore beautiful Iceland with literary tours, hang out with award-winning authors, attend writing workshops and finally, write. If you’d like to take some time off from your real life to concentrate on your writing as well as enjoy the company of other writers in the beautiful Icelandic countryside, this retreat is for you!
Fosshotel Reykjavík
Apr 26–30, 2023
ISK 280,000
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
May 2-8, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
The Dordogne, France Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Marouatte Castle
May 5-10, 2023
$5,495
No Deadline
Umbria, Italy Shine Retreats All Writers

Shine: Creative Writing + Pilates Retreat

There is no universal recipe for becoming a writer, every author has their own, unique way of working, but the process always starts with finding a headspace – as well as a physical space – to develop and nurture your idea. And what better place to kick-start your writing project than a beautiful 19th century farmhouse in Umbria, Italy?
Siliano Alto
May 5-11, 2023
£1,750-£2,760
No Deadline
Hydra, Greece Write Away Europe Creative Writing

Paros Greek Island Retreat

The Write Away Hydra writing retreat offers an inspiring and invigorating Writers Retreat on Hydra, one of the most idyllic and enchanting Greek islands. The stunning views and serene atmosphere of the lovely little island of Hydra have captivated writers and artists throughout the ages. The white houses, red-tiled roofs, picturesque small cobblestoned pathways will soothe your senses and summon your creative spirit. Hydra has no cars on the island and the peace and tranquility and slow pace of this inspring little island paradise have served to make it home to many internationally known artists and writers, making it an ideal place for your Writing Residency Retreat in order to connect with your muse and stimulate your creative voice.
Private Room
May 7-13, 2023
$3,500
No Deadline
Florence, Italy The Art of Writing Creative writing

Deep of writing

The Art of Writing is an intimate retreat in Tuscany run by Italian resident, author and journalist, Lisa Clifford. With special appearances from best-selling authors, literary agents, and other writing tutors from around the world. These are small-group retreats for writers in the mountains of Tuscany designed for them to reconnect with their writing muse. Whether you’re a published author or just starting out, these sessions are perfect for you. All they ask is that you love writing.
Palazzo San Niccolò
May 7-11, 2023
$1,300
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Untutored May Retreat

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
May 8-13, 2023
£660–£710
No Deadline
Montana, US Laura Munson All writers

Haven I The Writing Retreat

The Haven Writing Retreat is open to any level of writer. Haven meets you where you need to be met, whether you want to write and publish a book, or simply seek a deeper level of authentic self-expression.
Walking Lightly Ranch
May 10-14, 2023
$7,500
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
May 11-15, 2023
£615-£690
No Deadline
The Dordogne, France Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Marouatte Castle
May 12-17, 2023
$5,495
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Reiki The Awakening Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Private rooms
May 12-15, 2023
£325-£395
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
May 16-22, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
The Dordogne, France Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Marouatte Castle
May 19-26, 2023
€5,495
No Deadline
New Mexico, US Writeaways All writers

Writeaway in New Mexico

This writers retreat includes individual writing consultations and daily writing workshops, all meals, plus a cooking class and excursion.
Modern adobe house
May 20-27, 2023
$2,350-$2,750
Mar 1, 2023
Tuscany, Italy Wide Open Writing All Writers

The Writer’s Residency

For the writer who longs for spacious and largely uninterrupted time to dive deep into a project, Wide Open Writing offers a remarkable one-week residency experience. This once-yearly residency preserves the key ingredients of a successful writing vacation while adding more unstructured time and even more of an experience of sanctuary for words, images and spirit.
Private apartment
May 20-27, 2023
$3,250
No Deadline
Tuscany, Italy Wide Open Writing All Writers

A Retreat For The Senses

Daily morning yoga, two writing workshops per day, several evening salons, and one-on-one sessions upon request. You will be writing and nurturing your creative self for eight days and seven nights. Immersing yourself in all that the Italian countryside has to offer, you’ll find space and opportunity to break away from the routines that form ‘regular’ life, giving you the chance to connect with your senses and transform your writing.
Private apartment
May 20-27, 2023
$3,850
No Deadline
Tuscany, Italy A Writer Within All writers

A Writer Within Retreat in Tuscany

All your needs will be taken care of so you can begin to reconnect with the writer you are and explore ways to become the writer you want to be. What better place to accomplish this than at a writing retreat held in a beautiful villa in Tuscany. Whether you are interested in memoir, fiction, or non-fiction, you will tap into your creative flow as they consider plot, dialogue, characterization, imagery, and more. You will find nothing between your words and the page except unlimited inspiration in this safe and nurturing environment.
Villa Castellare de Sernigi
May 21-27, 2023
$3,500–$4,800
No Deadline
California, US Susan Hagen Women Writers

Susan Hagens: Women’s Writing Retreat

Writing retreats are a rare opportunity for nine women to join them as they live and write together in the sprawling countryside near Healdsburg, CA. Life in their little compound of five two-bedroom cabins at Bishop’s Ranch is informal and relaxing. Their meeting room is both cozy and spacious, with a fireplace, snack kitchen, and spectacular views of the great outdoors. Someone else does the cooking and cleans up after you.
St. Dorothy’s Rest
May 22-25, 2023
$1,195
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Developing Your Poetry

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
May 22-27, 2023
£845–£945
No Deadline
Tuscany, Italy Laura Davis All writers

Write, Travel, Transform: Tuscany

There will be a writing workshop every day except for the two days of all-day outings. Laura Davis will help you sharpen your powers of observation and ability to write vivid description. You will learn to record your experiences and insights with clarity and depth, facilitating a richer travel experience. They will also use writing practice, developed by Natalie Goldberg, to discover your “wild mind” and tap your deep creativity. Beginner and experienced writers are welcome, but since the material in the class builds progressively, this will not be a drop-in class.
Villa I Bonsi
May 23-Jun 1, 2023
$6,650
Nov 5, 2023
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
May 23-29, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Colorado, US High Desert Center All writers

The Writing Retreat

The purpose of this Writing Retreat is to support budding writers in accomplishing an ambitious, self-paced writing challenge. The goal is the rapid production of a first draft—not the careful editing and refining of a final draft. Everyone at the writing retreat (including staff) chooses a specific numerical goal for what they’ll write during the month. Then they turn off their inner editors and focus on hitting their daily word count.
High Desert Center
May 24-June 28, 2023
$2,750 plus travel
No Deadline
North Carolina, USA Karrie Loomis All Writers

Ego Break Retreat

Ego Break Writers’ Retreat will focus on creativity and character development. Rather than offering workshops that lecture about craft, Ego Break workshops are designed to show writers how to create. No matter your genre or where you are in your writing journey, the expanded and unique perspectives you’ll gain while on an Ego Break will open creative layers within your imagination.
Ego Break Retreat House
May 25-30, 2023
From $1,499
No Deadline
Aran Islands, Ireland The Creative Writer’s Workshop Memoir Writing

Memories into Memoir Writing Retreat

Your week is interspersed with daily writing workshops, private time to write, time to walk the golden sandy beaches or regenerate your body, mind and soul in *Ireland’s Leading Spa. Luxurious 4 Star Accommodation and fine dining is assured. Your balcony overlooks a golden sandy beach with invigorating sounds of lapping tides. You won’t want to leave!
Bedroom Suite
May 28-Jun 2, 2023
$2,045
No Deadline
Tuscany, Italy A Writer Within Women Writers

A Writer Within Retreat in Tuscany

This retreat offers you a week-long journey into the craft of writing in the tranquil and inspiring setting of Tuscany. Whether you are interested in memoir, fiction or non-fiction writing, you will tap into your creative flow as you consider the plot, dialogue, characterization, imagery, and more. In this safe and nurturing environment, you will find there is nothing between your words and the page except unlimited inspiration. This retreat welcomes women writers of all ages, genres, and levels of experience.
Villa Castellare de Sernigi
May 28-Jun 3, 2023
$3,500–$4,800
No Deadline
Paris, France The Rohm Literary Agency Fiction/Non-fiction

Paris Writers Retreat

Working against spectacular landscapes, you’ll be able to work on whatever writing in progress you have, whatever the genre. No matter your level, you’ll have access to top literary agents and writers, in the beating heart of Italy’s cultural life.
Private Loft
May 29-Jun 2, 2023
$1,995
No Deadline
Wyoming, USA Page Lambert Self-Discovery

Literature & Landscape of the Horse Retreat

The Literature & Landscape of the Horse Retreat provides a unique adventure for anyone who yearns for nature, longs to reconnect with horses, and hungers for creative inspiration in an authentic western ranch setting. Read, write, and ride horses.
Vee Bar Guest Ranch
May 29-Jun 3 2023
€2,079
Mar 1, 2023
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
May 30-Jun 5, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Montana, US Laura Munson All writers

Haven I The Writing Retreat

The Haven Writing Retreat is open to any level of writer. Haven meets you where you need to be met, whether you want to write and publish a book, or simply seek a deeper level of authentic self-expression.
Walking Lightly Ranch
May 31-Jun 4, 2023
€7,500
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Retreat Festival of Writing

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Private rooms
Jun 1-7, 2023
£995
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All writers

Foxes’ Writing Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Foxes’ Retreat farmhouse
Jun 2-7, 2023
£675
No Deadline
Canungra, Australia Rainforest Writing Retreat Novel writing

Rainforest Writing Retreat

Three days of immersive masterclasses where you will workshop your ideas and leave with pages and pages of writing. Special ‘Retreater’ discount for accommodation. Networking activities to help you make life-long connections with other writers. Private time to write your novel with incredible views to inspire you. The option to share your writing for feedback.
O’Reilly’s
Jun 3-5, 2023
$570-$620
No Deadline
Virtual InkWell Academic Writing

Composed Writing Retreat

Composed at Home is a transformative writing retreat for any scholar who wants a simple, effective process for overcoming emotional writing blocks. So you can make meaningful, measurable progress.
Virtual
Jun 4-9, 2023
€3,450
No Deadline
Florence, Italy The Art of Writing Creative writing

Art of Writing Retreat

The Art of Writing is an intimate retreat in Tuscany run by Italian resident, author and journalist, Lisa Clifford. With special appearances from best-selling authors, literary agents, and other writing tutors from around the world. These small-group retreats are designed for writers in the mountains of Tuscany to help them reconnect with their writing muse. Whether you’re a published author or just starting out, these sessions are perfect for you. All they ask is that you love writing.
Palazzo San Niccolò
Jun 4-8, 2023
€1,300
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Untutored June Retreat

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
Jun 5-10, 2023
£660–£710
No Deadline
Lesvos Island, Greece The Writing Room Memoir and Non-Fiction Writing

Greece Writer’s Retreat

This is a structured writing workshop for writers of all levels who want to tell their own story or write a non-fiction. The course is a daily combination of technical writing techniques, working through your personal and writing blocks, finding ways to access your memories and plan your story. This is ideal if you are writing a memoir, biography, non-fiction or e-course and you need to understand how to structure a publishable book. Both novices and experienced writers are welcome.
Sea-Facing Room
Jun 6-13, 2023
€3,400
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Jun 6-12, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Montana, US Laura Munson All writers

Haven I The Writing Retreat

The Haven Writing Retreat is open to any level of writer. Haven meets you where you need to be met, whether you want to write and publish a book, or simply seek a deeper level of authentic self-expression.
Walking Lightly Ranch
Jun 7-11, 2023
$7,500
No Deadline
Alonnnisos, Greece Women Reading Aloud Women Writers

Greece’s Writer’s Retreat

Open to women writers of all levels, writing in all genres, this retreat offers a perfect balance of community and solitude. Bond with other women writers as you read, write, and listen together. Spend your morning every day writing close to the sea surrounded by the island’s flora. Inspiration abounds in such a setting.
Private Rooms
Jun 13-22, 2023
$3,650
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Jun 13-19, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Lesvos Island, Greece The Writing Room Memoir and Non-Fiction Writing

Greece Writer’s Retreat

Join in on this intensive retreat with technical courses on the craft of planning and writing to tips to present your book to agents and publishers. Hang out on a Greek island filled with the muse of writers. Spend time inspired by ancient tales with a group of writers.
Sea-Facing Room
Jun 14-21, 2023
€3,200
No Deadline
Lesvos Island, Greece The Writing Room Memoir and Non-Fiction Writing

Greece Writer’s Retreat

Join in on this intensive retreat with technical courses on the craft of planning and writing to tips to present your book to agents and publishers. Hang out on a Greek island filled with the muse of writers. Spend time inspired by ancient tales with a group of writers.
Sea-Facing Room
Jun 14-28, 2023
$5,600
No Deadline
Apollo Bay, Australia Catherine Deveny All writers

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

Two full days of boot camp writing with solo blocks, prompt exercises and other creative therapy. Brilliant food, great chats, and amazing people. There will be surprises and treats. You’ll leave feeling loved up, special, relaxed and fired up.
Seacroft
Jun 16-18, 2023
$500-$5,400
No Deadline
Granada, Spain Casa Ana Creative Writing

Casa Ana Creative Writing Retreat

Spend one week or two focusing uninterruptedly on your writing, with input from a resident mentor. Ideal if you are starting a new project, looking for professional guidance on your existing work, or editing your works in progress.
Private Room
Jun 17-27, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Wengen, Switzerland Helen Sword All writers

Mountain Rise Writing Retreat

Reconnect with the pleasures of writing at this 7-day, 6-night retreat hosted by international writing expert Helen Sword in the beautiful Swiss alpine village of Wengen. Whether you aspire to make progress on a specific project or seek fresh inspiration, this intimate gathering will replenish your creative energies and provide you with the time and space you need to experiment, play, and breathe fresh air.
Spacious chalet with an alpine view
Jun 18-24, 2023
$2,400-$5,500
No Deadline
Wisconsin, US Novel Book Camp All writers

All-Genre NIP Bookcamp Workshop & Writing Retreat

Six days of personal writing time with opportunities to discuss writing issues with the Retreat Mentor (an award-winning, NYT best-selling novelist), and opportunities to attend certain Bookcamp presentations, all social activities, critiques, and chat with fellow writers and publishing professionals in a relaxed environment.
Siena Retreat Center
Jun 18-24, 2023
$907~ $1943
No Deadline
Collioure, France Karen Karbo Personal Expression

Come to Your Senses Writing Retreat with Author Karen Karbo

The retreat is designed for beginning, emerging, and published writers–anyone who feels the urge to reconnect with their writing self, or deepen and improve their work. Get in touch with your senses in daily morning workshops, generate new writing based on new experiences in Collioure and the wider world. In the afternoon, venture out–swimming, hiking, marketing–and loosening your grip on yourself and your work.
Collioure village hotel
Jun 18-23, 2023
€3,500
No Deadline
Lesvos Island, Greece The Writing Room Memoir and Non-Fiction Writing

Greece Writer’s Retreat

Join in on this intensive retreat with technical courses on the craft of planning and writing to tips to present your book to agents and publishers. Hang out on a Greek island filled with the muse of writers. Spend time inspired by ancient tales with a group of writers.
Sea-Facing Room
Jun 21-28, 2023
€3,200
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Jun 22-26, 2023
£615-£690
No Deadline
Queensland, Australia Rainforest Writing Retreat All writers

Rainforest Writing Retreat

Game-changing master classes (delivered by writing and publishing pros that actually do this stuff) on every topic that will help you grow your writing skills and become an author that makes an impact and sells books.
O’Reilly
Jun 23-25 2023
$620-$650
No Deadline
Tuscany, Italy Write Away Europe Creative Writing

Tuscany Writing Retreat

The Tuscany Writing Retreat is set in the hills above San Gimignano on a wine estate surrounded by verdant rolling hills, olive groves, vineyards, wildflowers, and herbs which will assault your senses and summon your creative spirit. Your home for the week will be in two splendid villas set on private grounds with two swimming pools and abundant indoor and outdoor areas at your disposal for writing, engaging discussions, and relaxing.
A Tuscan farmhouse
Jun 25-Jul 1, 2023
$3,150–$3,500
No Deadline
Florence, Italy The Art of Writing Creative writing

Art of Writing Retreat

The Art of Writing is an intimate retreat in Tuscany run by Italian resident, author and journalist, Lisa Clifford. With special appearances from best-selling authors, literary agents, and other writing tutors from around the world. They are small-group retreats for writers in the mountains of Tuscany designed for them to reconnect with their writing muse. Whether you’re a published author or just starting out, these sessions are perfect for you. All they ask is that you love writing.
Palazzo San Niccolò
Jun 25-29, 2023
$1,500
No Deadline
Donegal, Ireland Wild Atlantic Writers Creative Writing

Ireland Writing Retreat

This Summer Writing Retreat will be the perfect chance for you to get your creative juices rolling as you tour your way all across Ireland attending daily talks and workshops, all while attending Irish musical concerts, going on island and castle tours, and soaking in the beautiful landscape.
Ensuite Rooms
Jun 26-Jul 2, 2023
$1,950
No Deadline
Shropshire, UK Arvon Creative Writing

The Clockhouse Retreats

Everything in The Clockhouse has been planned to help you focus on your writing, away from day-to-day distractions. Walk in the beautiful landscape, share your triumphs and challenges with fellow writers over dinner together, or just sit at your desk and write. Whether you’re starting something new, or pushing on to finish something, make time to free your imagination with a writing retreat.
Clockhouse Appartments
Jun 23-Jul 3, 2023
£880-£985
No Deadline
Chalais, France Nancy Stohlman All Writers

Open You Art Retreat

Professional and aspiring writers, struggling to create amidst the everyday demands of life, will get the gift of time: community, instruction, and the opportunity to reconnect with your own imagination and sense of possibility so you can confidently bring the work inside you to fruition.
Private Rooms
Jun 27-Jul 3, 2023
$1,499-$2,599
No Deadline
Champtocé-sur-Loire, France Writeaways All Writers

Writeaway in France

The one-week Writeaways in France include consultations and workshops, all meals and drinks, and an optional cooking class. The 15-day France² includes all that plus a bonus: spend two days and one-night between weeks as you like: hangout with them and write at home in your chateau, or hop on a train and explore France!
Chateau du Pin
Jun 30-Jul 7, 2023
$2,350-$4,950
Apr 1, 2023
The Dordogne, France Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Marouatte Castle
Jun 30-Jul 5, 2023
$5,495
No Deadline
Granada, Spain Casa Ana Novel Writing

Casa Ana Novel Writing Retreat

This intensive week’s retreat will enable you to submerge yourself in the art and practice of novel writing while gaining a new understanding of what it takes to be a great rather than a good writer. Optional group workshops will focus on progressively structured writing exercises while offering the ongoing opportunity for peer presentation. One-to-one mentoring will enable you to explore ways in which you can sustain a commitment to your novel beyond the workshop environment in order to achieve your full potential as a writer.
Private Room
Jul 1-8, 2023
€1150-€1350
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Novel Writing

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
Jul 3-8, 2023
£845–£945
No Deadline
The Dordogne, France Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Marouatte Castle
Jul 7-12, 2023
5495
No Deadline
Champtocé-sur-Loire, France Writeaways All Writers

Writeaway in France

The one-week Writeaways in France include consultations and workshops, all meals and drinks, and an optional cooking class. The 15-day France² includes all that plus a bonus: spend two days and one-night between weeks as you like: hangout with them and write at home in your chateau, or hop on a train and explore France!
Chateau du Pin
Jul 8-Jul 15, 2023
$2,350-$4,950
Apr 1, 2023
Maryland, USA Zihbone farm Novel writing

Summer on the Farm Novel Writing Retreat at ZigBone Farm

Looking to jumpstart your novel? Join award-winning author of 14 novels and veteran writing instructor Tammy Greenwood for a six-day, deep-dive, small-group novel writing retreat at scenic ZigBone Farm, just one hour from Washington DC/Baltimore in the Catoctin Mountains. With a mix of themed morning workshops, generative exercises, evening readings, and precious quiet time to write, Tammy’s instruction and guidance will give you the confidence and tools to write your best yet. Share your stories over delicious, farm-fresh meals and glasses of chilled wine. Don’t want to mingle with humans? Their friendly sheep, goats, and barn cats are standing by!
Zihbone farm
Jul 9-14, 2023
$1,500
No Deadline
Florence, Italy The Art of Writing Creative writing

Art of Writing Retreat

The Art of Writing is an intimate retreat in Tuscany run by Italian resident, author and journalist, Lisa Clifford. With special appearances from best-selling authors, literary agents, and other writing tutors from around the world. These small-group retreats for writers in the mountains of Tuscany are designed to help them reconnect with their writing muse. Whether you’re a published author or just starting out, these sessions are perfect for you. All they ask is that you love writing.
Palazzo San Niccolò
Jul 9-13, 2023
1300
No Deadline
Ireland Ireland Writer Tours Fiction

Writers’ Retreats with Tours of Ireland

On this inspirational pilgrimage to the land of myth, mystery, and magic, you can embrace opportunities to enrich your writing, meet like-minded individuals, and realize your creative dreams. Your package will include private consultations, group classes, workshops, and individual attention aimed at your personal needs.
A small hotel
Jul 9-16, 2023
$2,395
No Deadline
Georgia, US Christie Wright Wild Creative writing

Write. Run. Connect.

Having unstarted, unfinished, or unpolished manuscripts floating around only makes you feel stressed out and unfulfilled. Writers shouldn’t have to feel uncreative, uninspired, and unproductive. It’s time to UN-DO all of that.
Private Lake View Rooms
Jul 10-16, 2023
$2,125-$3,125
No Deadline
New Hampshire, US Birth A Book Book Writing

The White Mountain Book Writing Retreat

This writing retreat’s sole aim isn’t writing. This is a writing retreat that’s goal is to reach deep inside yourself and get you on your way to writing and publishing the book that is going to change your life, your career, and your income.
Horse & Hound Retreat Center
Jul 10-13, 2023
$2,595-$2,995
No Deadline
Granada, Spain Casa Ana Creative Writing

Casa Ana Creative Writing Retreat

Spend one week or two focusing uninterruptedly on your writing, with input from a resident mentor. Ideal if you are starting a new project, looking for professional guidance on your existing work, or editing your works in progress.
Private Room
Jul 22-Aug 1, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Plovdiv, Bulgaria Write Away Europe Creative Writing

Write Away Plovdiv Retreat

After the daily Round Table Writing Workshops, there will be time for wandering down lovely winding cobbled streets and viewing and visiting the famed 2,000-year old Roman amphitheater still in use for performances today. In short, Plovdiv is a place where the past and the present mingle together, making it a unique haven for introspection, inspiration, and reflection.
Private Room
Jul 23-29, 2023
$2,150
No Deadline
Basque Pyrenees, Spain Georgina Howard Creative writing (fiction and non fiction)

Creative Writing Retreats in the Pyrenees

Whether you are new to writing or an established author, they are here to support you.Each morning, guests gather around the kitchen table to explore various aspects of creative writing. For the rest of the day, they enjoy the private spaces offered by this beautiful home and take advantage of the charming walks that step out from the farmhouse door. At seven each evening, they come together for an informal dinner and to share the creative processes they have explored during the day. They also share their daily writing experiences, which may include anything from roadblocks and doubts to triumphs and breakthroughs.
An enchanting Farmhouse in the Pyrenees
Jul 24-31, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Wellbeing Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Private rooms
Aug 2-5, 2023
£325-£395
No Deadline
Basque Pyrenees, Spain Georgina Howard Creative writing (fiction and non fiction)

Creative Writing Retreats in the Pyrenees

Whether you are new to writing or an established author they are here to support you.Each morning, guests gather around the kitchen table to explore various aspects of creative writing. For the rest of the day, they enjoy the private spaces offered by this beautiful home and take advantage of the charming walks that step out from the farmhouse door. At seven each evening, they come together for an informal dinner and to share the creative processes they have explored during the day. They also share their daily writing experiences, which may include anything from roadblocks and doubts to triumphs and breakthroughs.
An enchanting Farmhouse in the Pyrenees
Aug 4-11, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Retreat Festival of Writing

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Private rooms
Aug 7-13, 2023
£425 ~ £1,045
No Deadline
Colorado, USA Nancy Stohlman All Writers

Open You Art Retreat

Professional and aspiring writers, struggling to create amidst the everyday demands of life, will get the gift of time: community, instruction, and the opportunity to reconnect with your own imagination and sense of possibility so you can confidently bring the work inside you to fruition.
Private Rooms
Aug 15-20, 2023
$1,299-$2,299
No Deadline
Kentucky, USA Wedgwood Circle All Writers

GoodLit Writers Retreat

The annual GoodLit Retreat is a week-long gathering that brings together award-winning authors and industry leaders to mentor a new generation of aspiring writers. Hosted in Stanford, Kentucky, GoodLit writers take part in a series of workshops, enjoy personal writing time to develop their craft, receive one-on-one mentorship, and gain renewed creative energy from intentional rest in the beautiful Kentucky countryside.
Wilderness Road Guest House
Aug 20-26, 2023
$1,000-$25,000 Membership
Mar 31, 2023
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Untutored August Retreat

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
Aug 21-26, 2023
£660–£710
No Deadline
Tuscany, Italy The Writing Room All Writers

Writing Retreat in Tuscany, Italy

This is a structured writing retreat for writers of all levels who want to tell their story or write their book. It’s a daily combination of technical writing techniques, working through your blocks, finding ways to access your memories and plan your story. It’s ideal if you are writing a novel, memoir, biography, non-fiction, e-course, or if you need to understand how to structure a publishable book.
Boutique Hotel Sette Querce
Aug 26-Sep 2, 2023
$4,790–$5,590
No Deadline
The Dordogne, France Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Marouatte Castle
Sep 1-6, 2023
€5,495
No Deadline
Inchydoney Island, Ireland The Creative Writer’s Workshop Fiction

Fiction Writing Masterclass

Walk the beaches. Luxuriate in the Seawater Therapy Pool. Kick back and enjoy Thalassotherapy Treatments. Eat high quality food – organic a speciality. Or just relax on your balcony and absorb the magnificent sea view to the sounds of lapping water. And spend your nights either writing, or enjoying local entertainment in the small colourful village of Clonakilty, just 7 minutes away.
Private Bedroom
Sep 5-11, 2023
€2,250
No Deadline
The Dordogne, France Rocaberti Writers Film Script and Screenplays

Rocaberti Writers Retreat

Meet with screenwriters and producers in workshops dedicated to writing screenplays. Turn your novel into a screenplay or start one from scratch. Either way, prepare to enter the world of agents and producers. All in the 14th century Marouatte Castle in the beautiful landscapes of Dordogne in southwest France.
Marouatte Castle
Sep 8-13, 2023
$5,495
No Deadline
Collioure, France Karen Karbo Personal Expression

Come to Your Senses Writing Retreat with Author Karen Karbo

The retreat is designed for beginning, emerging, and published writers–anyone who feels the urge to reconnect with their writing self, or deepen and improve their work. Get in touch with your senses in daily morning workshops, generate new writing based on new experiences in Collioure and the wider world. In the afternoon, venture out–swimming, hiking, marketing–and loosening your grip on yourself and your work.
Collioure village hotel
Sep 10-15, 2023
€3,500
No Deadline
Camino de Santiago, Spain Laura Davis Travel writers and artists

A Creative Pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago

This is primarily a hiking trip, enhanced with creative elements to enrich your travels and record your pilgrimage experience. Writing and drawing will feed and support your journey, but this trip will not provide a deep dive into either discipline. Beginners in both writing and sketching are welcome to attend.
Hotel rooms
Sep 11-24, 2023
$6,500
Apr 5, 2023
Montana, US Laura Munson All writers

Haven I The Writing Retreat

The Haven Writing Retreat is open to any level of writer. Haven meets you where you need to be met, whether you want to write and publish a book, or simply seek a deeper level of authentic self-expression.
Walking Lightly Ranch
Sep 13-17, 2023
$7,500
No Deadline
Umbria, Italy Shine Retreats All Writers

Shine: Creative Writing + Pilates Retreat

There is no universal recipe for becoming a writer, every author has their own unique way of working, but the process always starts with finding a headspace – as well as a physical space – to develop and nurture your idea. And what better place to kick-start your writing project than a beautiful 19th century farmhouse in Umbria, Italy?
Siliano Alto
Sep 13-19, 2023
£1,750-£2,760
No Deadline
Avoca, Australia Life at Springfield Creative Writing

Mythic Creativity Retreat

A week-long retreat to inspire you to re-discover your creativity and fill your life with enchantment, wonder and empowerment. Drawing on ancient myths and fairy tales, this retreat with Dr Kate Forsyth and Kinchem Hegedus celebrates storytelling, poetry, art and the making of things with hands and heart. It is designed to help you find a new sense of meaning, purpose and connection to the human and natural world, as well as an opportunity for a cleansing of your body and spirit. Dr Kate Forsyth draws on her doctorate in fairy tales and mythology, and her many years of creative practice as a poet, novelist, oral storyteller and retreat leader, to help you follow your bliss and awaken to a life of creative joy.
Springfield accommodation
Sep 17-24, 2023
$3,000-$4,000
No Deadline
Provence, France Write Away Europe Creative Writing

Write Away: France Writing Retreat

The Provence Writing Retreat will be held in a charming Provençal farmhouse with plenty of indoor and outdoor living areas for us to enjoy, including a beautiful swimming pool overlooking the Luberon–a land of lavender fields, vineyards, crisp light and rosemary scented air that has always inspired writers. For a week, you will be immersed in the Provençal life, enjoying good company over food, writing workshops and convivial discussions about writing and the writing life. A perfect setting to get away from it all and reconnect with yourself and your writing.
A French farmhouse
Sep 17-23, 2023
3500
No Deadline
Iowa, US Okoboji Writers’ Retreat All Writers

The Okoboji Writers’ Retreat

The annual Okoboji Writers’ Retreat is open to all skill levels. It is produced by columnist Julie Gammack. Over 30 faculty resources will be on hand to work with participants in small group settings. Whether you come to find out how to get started, or land a book deal, this retreat is a welcoming and impactful event for all. Oh yeah, and it’s a lot of fun.
Iowa Lakeside Laboratory
Sep 17-20, 2023
$795
No Deadline
Collioure, France Karen Karbo Personal Expression

Come to Your Senses Writing Retreat with Author Karen Karbo

The retreat is designed for beginning, emerging, and published writers–anyone who feels the urge to reconnect with their writing self, or deepen and improve their work. Get in touch with your senses in daily morning workshops, generate new writing based on new experiences in Collioure and the wider world. In the afternoon, venture out–swimming, hiking, marketing–and loosening your grip on yourself and your work.
Collioure village hotel
Sep 17-22, 2023
3500
No Deadline
New Hampshire, US Birth A Book Book Writing

The White Mountain Book Writing Retreat

This writing retreat’s sole aim isn’t writing. This is a writing retreat that’s goal is to reach deep inside yourself and get you on your way to writing and publishing the book that is going to change your life, your career, and your income.
Horse & Hound Retreat Center
Sep 25-28, 2023
$2,595-$2,995
No Deadline
Montana, US Laura Munson All writers

Haven I The Writing Retreat

The Haven Writing Retreat is open to any level of writer. Haven meets you where you need to be met, whether you want to write and publish a book, or simply seek a deeper level of authentic self-expression.
Walking Lightly Ranch
Sep 27-Oct 1, 2023
$7,500
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Untutored October Retreat

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
Oct 2-7, 2023
£660–£710
No Deadline
Delhi, India The Himalayan Writers Retreat Fiction & Narrative Non-Fiction

Himalayan International Writers Retreat

In this retreat led by author Dipika Mukherjee (Ode to Broken Things; Shambala Junction, Rules of Desire), you will journey to India. Halfway around the world, a long way from everything familiar, you will learn in a new context. The discussions will center on themes and craft, with a special focus on developing strong beginnings, writing effective dialogue, and making the setting come alive. Important literary examples will guide your learning.
Himalayan writing retreat center
Oct 3-13, 2023
$3,300
No Deadline
Alcester, UK Alison May All Writers

Autumn Novel Retreat

Starting a new book, editing a finished one or stuck somewhere in the middle? Lift your writing mojo with a weekend dedicatied to writing, under the guidence of two highly regarded tutors, both multi published award-winning authors.
Kings court hotel
Oct 6-8, 2023
£390
No Deadline
Tuscany, Italy Writeaways All writers

Writeaway in Italy

This writers retreat includes individual writing consultations and daily writing workshops, all meals, plus a cooking class and excursion.
Villas Cini and Casanova
Oct 7-14, 2023
$2,350-$2,750
Jul 1, 2023
Massachusetts, USA Page Lambert Self-Discovery

Fall Retreat in the Beautiful Berkshires

From outdoor excursions surrounded by the beautiful New England landscape to elaborate dinners in the company of other writers, and daily wrap-ups gathered around a campfire, this retreat will unleash your creativity.
Private Rooms
Oct 8-12, 2023
$1,995
No Deadline
California, US Susan Hagen Women Writers

Susan Hagens: Women’s Writing Retreat

Writing retreats are a rare opportunity for nine women to join them as they live and write together in the sprawling countryside near Healdsburg, CA. Life in their little compound of five two-bedroom cabins at Bishop’s Ranch is informal and relaxing. Their meeting room is both cozy and spacious, with a fireplace, snack kitchen, and spectacular views of the great outdoors. Someone else does the cooking and cleans up after you.
St. Dorothy’s Rest
Oct 9-12, 2023
$1,195
No Deadline
North Carolina, USA Karrie Loomis All Writers

Ego Break Retreat

Ego Break Writers’ Retreat will focus on creativity and character development. Rather than offering workshops that lecture about craft, Ego Break workshops are designed to show writers how to create. No matter your genre or where you are in your writing journey, the expanded and unique perspectives you’ll gain while on an Ego Break will open creative layers within your imagination.
Ego Break Retreat House
Oct 15-20, 2023
From $1,499
No Deadline
New Mexico, US Jennifer Louden Women Writers

The Taos Deep Dive & Revision Writer’s Retreat

Instead of generating a ton of new work through prompts and short writing seminars, you’ll be writing into, extending, and deepening an existing writing project. Each day will begin with (optional) dance, then breakfast, then meditation to quiet the inner critic and fears of being good enough. You’ll briefly focus and start on your writing as a group. Then head off to write in silence.
The Mabel Dodge Luhan House
Oct 22-28, 2023
$777-$3,390
No Deadline
Montana, US Laura Munson All writers

Haven I The Writing Retreat

The Haven Writing Retreat is open to any level of writer. Haven meets you where you need to be met, whether you want to write and publish a book, or simply seek a deeper level of authentic self-expression.
Walking Lightly Ranch
Oct 25-29, 2023
$7,500
No Deadline
Iceland Nancy Stohlman All Writers

Open You Art Retreat

Professional and aspiring writers, struggling to create amidst the everyday demands of life, will get the gift of time: community, instruction, and the opportunity to reconnect with your own imagination and sense of possibility so you can confidently bring the work inside you to fruition.
Private Rooms
Oct 25-29, 2023
$1,499-2,399
No Deadline
Avoca, Australia Life at Springfield All writers

True Life Stories

In this in-depth and intensive writing retreat, Kate and Belinda will teach you the art of personal storytelling while drawing upon real life in your creative work. Whether you are writing fiction or non-fiction, memoir or autobiography, this retreat will give you the tools you need to write with authority and authenticity.​
Springfield accommodation
Oct 27-Nov 2, 2023
$3,500-$4,200
No Deadline
Granada, Spain Casa Ana Creative Writing

Casa Ana Creative Writing Retreat

Spend one week or two focusing uninterruptedly on your writing, with input from a resident mentor. Ideal if you are starting a new project, looking for professional guidance on your existing work, or editing your works in progress.
Private Room
Oct 28-Nov 7, 2023
TBA
No Deadline
Ashbourne, UK Foxes’ Retreat All Writers

Foxes’ Writing Retreat

Foxes’ Retreat will welcome you warmly, and you will leave nurtured, relaxed and re-energised for living your best life. Whether you want to focus on yoga, writing or wellbeing, the welcome will help you relax. You will find a completely open and non-judgemental space in which you will be empowered to let go of life’s negatives, to take control of the judgements about yourself, and to step into your very best self.
Foxes’ Retreat farmhouse
Nov 3-8, 2023
£675
No Deadline
Apollo Bay, Australia Catherine Deveny All writers

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

Two full days of boot camp writing with solo blocks, prompt exercises and other creative therapy. Brilliant food, great chats, and amazing people. There will be surprises and treats. You’ll leave feeling loved up, special, relaxed and fired up.
Seacroft
Nov 3-5, 2023
$500-$5,400
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Untutored November Retreat

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
Nov 13-18, 2023
£660–£710
No Deadline
Sedbergh, UK The Garsdale Retreat All Writers

The Garsdale Retreat: Untutored December Retreat

The Garsdale Retreat provides an inspiring place to develop as a writer. Their courses offer opportunities for new, emerging and experienced writers. The tutors, all professional writers, lead workshops and also give one-to-one tutorials to help the individual student. In the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales, The Garsdale Retreat gives a wonderful opportunity to escape from the daily stresses of life and to draw inspiration from fellow students, tutors and the landscape itself.
The Garsdale Retreat Center
Dec 13-16, 2023
£660–£710
No Deadline
Evia, Greece Writers’ Retreats, Greece All writers

La Bodeguita Writing Retreat

Writers’ Retreats Greece is a retreat created for the sole purpose of accommodating ingenious people and travel nomads who are looking for an artistic environment to work on a writing project (or any other art project). Combining the renowned Greek hospitality with fresh home-made food tailored to your needs and cravings, they aim to offer an exceptional setting with a totally personalized service. The locations of the independent residencies guarantee a tranquil, remote, untouched and idyllic environment where the writers have the chance to get inspiration, focus on their project without any distraction, and eventually feel at home.
La Bodeguita
All year round
€600–€1,600
No Deadline
Agios Ioannis, Greece Writers’ Retreats, Greece All writers

La Casa Grande Writing Retreat

Writers’ Retreats Greece is a retreat created for the sole purpose of accommodating ingenious people and travel nomads who are looking for an artistic environment to work on a writing project (or any other art project). Combining the renowned Greek hospitality with fresh home-made food tailored to your needs and cravings, they aim to offer an exceptional setting with a totally personalized service. The locations of the independent residencies guarantee a tranquil, remote, untouched and idyllic environment where the writers have the chance to get inspiration, focus on their project without any distraction, and eventually feel at home.
La Casa Grande
All year round
€600–€1,600
No Deadline
Tbilisi, Georgia Words and Wanderlust Novel Writing

Words and Wanderlust Retreat

There’s no better place to write, recharge creativity and jumpstart one’s novel, short story or memoir than in an energetic, creative, and up-and-coming city such as Tbilisi, Georgia. From writing classes to mentoring, analytical feedback, writing workshops and excursions around the town, you’ll get more than your money’s worth and let your creativity soar.
Communal Hotel
All year round
€1,695
No Deadline

Whatever your writing expertise is, you could definitely use a writing retreat to finish your manuscript, meet fellow writers, or just relax and get some writing done!

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2 Comments

  • Nour

    December 1, 2022

    Thank you guys, you’ve spent a lot of time gathering all these retreats and organizing them in one place. Good job!

    Reply
    • Kotobee

      December 1, 2022

      Thank you Nour for your kind words 🙂

      Reply

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