Autumn writing week takes place during
September 4-10, 2023.
A week-long, creative writing holiday with a difference – scenic walks, fascinating talks and daily practical writing and editing workshops – all in a land that time forgot, in probably the most scenic part of Ireland, along the famous 'Wild Atlantic Way.’ Plus lively, traditional Irish music concerts; island and castle tours of an awe-inspiring landscape soaked in Celtic legend; tuition in the Gaelic language, as well as Irish ceildhe dancing.
Location for the retreat: Gweedore, Co Donegal, Ireland
Accommodation is organised in single, ensuite rooms in the family owned boutique hotel Teac Jack.
Daily bus from Belfast: Gallaghers Coaches
Daily bus from Dublin (city and airport): McGinley Coach
Flights from Dublin to Donegal airport.
As our week-long retreats are bespoke, we can only host a limited number of participants on each retreat, so if you are interested, we advise you to sign up now to avoid disappointment. Due to ever-increasing popularity, acceptance on our retreats is not just on a first-come, first-served basis. Just as important is your response to a special application questionnaire we will send you. That's why payments are ONLY accepted from participants AFTER selection has been confirmed.
Price for one week-long session - 1,950 Euro* (excluding transfer travel costs to and from retreat location).
Fee includes all writing classes, guest author appearances, accommodation in single, ensuite rooms and breakfast for six nights; local culture and language introduction; music concerts; island boat ride and guided walk along the beautiful hills, lakes and rugged coastline of west Donegal with Wild Atlantic Way lunch; local food tasting in a thatched cottage; and a visit to an old Irish castle.
Email your interest by filling in the form below, giving full contact details, so we can reach out to you with further details.
*As places are limited and workshops tailored on participants' needs, you are entitled to a full refund within one week of your payment. We cannot offer any refunds for cancellations or no-show situations after that. Please consider travel cancellation insurance whenever making travel plans. By sending this registration form you accept our Terms & Conditions.