ESCAPE. LEARN. EXPLORE. CREATE. -
WRITING WORKSHOPS AND CULTURAL
TOURS IN ICELAND
REYKJAVIK, 3 - 7 APRIL, 2019

 


IWR FEES 2019

 

STANDARD DATES

3-7 April 2019

The standard IWR 2019 dates are 3-7 April 2019. The schedule includes attendance at five small-group workshops led by our featured authors (participants will have an opportunity to sign up for specific workshops later this year, with booking taking place in the order in which you registered to attend the IWR). In addition, those on the Complete or Standard package can go on an exclusively-designed, all-day guided tour in the Icelandic countryside, led by an Icelandic writer. You can choose between the Literary-themed Golden Circle, Literary Borgarfjörður or Geology, Ecology and Literary Inspiration (you’ll be able to choose your tour when you sign up for your workshops).

  Only available with Complete Package
 

Complete Package

Standard Package

Economy Package

Accompanying Partner

Participating Partner

Attendance at 5 two-hour small group workshop  
Conference materials  
Refreshments at coffee breaks  
Lunches on Thursday, Friday, Saturday  
Welcome drink and dinner  
Faculty reading at dinner  
Pub night with music and readings by local authors
Receptions (to be confirmed)
Q&A panel with authors  
Literary walking tour of Reykjavik
All-day tour in the Icelandic countryside (choice of 3 tours), incl. lunch and snacks  
Transportation to/from events not at the hotel    
Four nights accommodation with breakfast at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura     ●* ●*
Cost in ISK: 283.500 219.500 199.000 85.000 236.200

 

RELAX & WRITE EXTENSION

7-9 April 2019

The optional “Relax and Write” two-day extension on 7 and 8 April gives you free time during Sunday and Monday to take additional tours, walk through town, shop for souvenirs, or write in a local café. The group will then gather in the evenings for dinner together. At the second dinner we’ll have an open mike night where you’ll have an opportunity (if you wish) to share some of your work with your fellow IWR participants.

 

Complete Package

Standard Package

Economy Package

Accompanying Partner

Participating Partner

Two nights accommodation with breakfast at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura     ●* ●*
Two three-course dinners with transportation to/from the hotel  
Open mike night on the final night  
Cost in ISK: 58.000 26.000 34.400 34.400

 

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Please note:

  • *Accommodation will be with the main participant in one double or twin room.
  • It is only possible to sign up an accompanying or participating partner if you have booked the Complete package.
  • An “accompanying partner” is for someone who will attend the welcome dinner, tours, and social events, but will not take part in the workshops.
  • A “participating partner” is for someone who wishes to take part in all workshops and events — essentially it is two full participants who are sharing a room.
  • It is only possible to book the Relax & Write extension for two nights and not one night. The Relax & Write extension is not available with the Economy package.

 

The packages do not include:

  • flights to/from Iceland
  • transfers to and from the airport to the hotel
  • room upgrades
  • ny meals or refreshments not listed in the itinerary
  • alcoholic beverages at meals provided
  • travel insurance

 

The package can be booked either including four nights’ accommodation at the retreat venue, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (with free internet access and breakfast included) (“Complete Package”), or without accommodation (“Standard Package”). The Economy Package excludes accommodation, the welcome dinner and author reading, and the full-day literary themed tour.

It is possible for two participants to sign up together and share a twin or double room.

Your credit card will be charged an initial deposit of ISK 60,000 with the remaining balance automatically charged 70 days before the Retreat begins, on 23 January, 2019. If you sign up after this date, your credit card will be charged the full balance upon registration. You will also have the option of paying in full upon registration if you prefer.

Your registration to the retreat includes:

  • Attendance at five small-group workshops led by featured authors (participants will have an opportunity to register for specific workshops this autumn, with booking taking place in the order in which you registered to attend the IWR).
  • Attendance at author Q&A panel and author reading (Author reading on Complete and Standard packages only)
  • Coffee/tea and refreshments during workshop days
  • Lunches on Thurs 12, Fri 13, Sat 14 April
  • Conference program and materials
  • Welcome dinner and pre-dinner drink (Complete and Standard Packages only)
  • Literary walking tour of Reykjavík
  • Exclusively-designed, all-day guided tour in the Icelandic countryside, led by an Icelandic writer. Includes lunch and reading(s) by local authors. Choice between literary-themed Golden Circle tour, Literary Borgarfjörður, or Geology, Ecology and Literary Inspriration. (Complete and Standard packages only.)
  • Transportation to all events on the itinerary not held at the hotel (Complete package only).
  • New events as added.

The optional “Relax & Write” two-day extension (available with Complete and Standard packages only) includes:

  • Two additional nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation at the hotel (Complete Package only).
  • Dinner on Sunday, April 7
  • Dinner and open mike night on Monday, April 8

Prices exclude airfare and airport transfers. Depending on where you’re traveling from, it should be possible to arrive and depart on the days the retreat begins / ends.



 


Having trouble with your registration? Check out our FAQ help page or get in touch with us via phone or e-mail.

conferences@icelandtravel.is / +354 5854200 / Skógarhlíð 12 / 105 Reykjavík / Iceland

 

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