Win a Scholarship to the Iceland Writers Retreat!
Registration is now open for the 2019 Iceland Writers Retreat. In addition to general registration, which is currently open to all, scholarship applications are being accepted until October 31st, 2018 for those with financial need. Stay tuned for details on our writing competition, which will begin in November.
The 2019 faculty includes: Man Booker finalist Chigozie Obioma, Commonwealth Writer’s Prize winner Louis de Bernières, New York Times bestselling author Emma Straub, bestselling author and journalist Elizabeth Renzetti, Commonwealth Prize nominee Priya Basil, the Hilary Weston Roger’s Trust nominee Ivan Coyote, creative writing professor Sarah Moss, and Windham Campbell prize winner Tessa Hadley, among others.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.