A week of focus and creativity
Focus on your writing. Discover a new city. Share your ideas. Gain writing support. Foster lifelong friendships.
This is what we want for you.
write, reflect, connect
Sessions are meant to inspire. Our six-day writing retreat in Tbilisi, Georgia is designed to feed your soul, renew your creativity, and gain a sense of support and community. You'll get invaluable advice from world-renowned authors
- from shaping your story to getting your work published.
your own space
Stay in your own beautiful, private room where ideas flow even while you rest.
We've chosen a gorgeous space for you.
All writers will be staying at Communal, one of Tbilisi's most stunning boutique hotels. Here, we'll have guided workshops in the mornings and afternoons. In between, you'll have time to write and roam, sample scrumptious Georgian cuisine, sip a glass of amber wine and gaze at serene countryside views.
our course topics
plotting and structuring your novel
creating compelling characters
a week to remember
Your week away includes:
Guided creative writing classes with award-winning authors as your mentors
Analytical feedback from both your tutors and fellow writers
One-on-one, personal consultations with your tutors
Writing time on your own
Readings, Q&A's, and craft talks by international and local authors
Inspiring tours to Georgia's lovely countryside with wine/cheese tastings
6 nights' accommodation in your own private, ensuite room
Breakfast, lunch, and 2 dinners (Georgian cuisine is outstanding and we encourage you to explore Tbilisi's delicious yet affordable restaurants)
Comprehensive writing classes and writing workshops with published authors
A guided tour of Georgia's wine region in Kakheti or the mountains of Kazbegi
Evening aperitifs every night with Georgian wine, cheese and local snacks
*Not included: Airfares and travel insurance
cost of retreat: 1,695 USD