Immerse yourself in your work on creative writing retreats

Creative Writing Retreats


Sadly we no longer organise a regular retreat program. Retreat West founder, Amanda Saint, will be teaching and mentoring at other people’s retreats and we’ll have the details here as and when these occur.

We’ll also be featuring details of other retreats we recommend.


Mentoring Retreat

14th – 28th November 2020, Casa Ana, La Alpujarra, Spain

Amanda will be the resident mentor at Casa Ana for this retreat. You can spend either a week or two immersing yourself in your writing in this stunning location and Amanda can give you tailored advice and support on your novels, short fiction or memoirs.

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Creative Writing Retreats at Casa Ana, La Alpujarra, Andalucia, Spain

2020: 7-21 March / 14-28 June / 25 July-8 August / 14-28 November
Mentors: Tom Bromley (March), Mary-Jane Holmes (June and July), Amanda Saint (November)

PLUS 11 – 18 July novel writing retreat with mentor Sarah May

Spend a week or two focusing uninterruptedly on your writing. Resident mentors will give professional guidance on your project, whether it be a novel, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, screenwriting, memoir or a play. Ideal if you want to start a new project, get some guidance on your existing work or edit your works in progress.


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