One award and two writing competitions will help some very talented and lucky writers attend the 2017 Iceland Writers Retreat. They all have deadlines that are quickly approaching!
The Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award is given to one or more writers who demonstrate both merit and financial need. Full funding covers all expenses to participate in the retreat, including transportation and accommodations. Partial funding covers just the participant fee, which does not include accommodations nor transportation. The deadline is Monday, 31 October, 2016 by 23:59 (PST).
For more information on eligibility, please visit click here.
The Iceland Writers Retreat writing competition is awarded to one person based on the quality of their written submission (essay, story, or poem) that engages with the theme “Iceland – Regard the Moon”. The winner will receive a free retreat package, which includes the participant fee and accommodations. Please note that the winner will still have to pay for transportation. The deadline is Sunday, 13 November, 2016 by 23:59 (GMT).
For more information on guidelines and submissions, please click here.
Writing Magazine is hosting a separate writing competition with the theme “Elements”. The winner will receive a free retreat package, which includes the participant fee, accommodations, and a round trip ticket from the UK. Anyone can apply for this, but the transportation is only from the UK. The deadline is 00:00 Friday, 2 December, 2016. Please note that the entry cost for this competition is £5.00.
For more information on guidelines and submissions, please click here.Tags: Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award, IWR 2017, writing competition