Gerry and Sonja, Generalife

LORCA’S GRANADA: writers' retreats, workshops & colloquia in Andalucía, Spain

May 14 - 28 , 2018 Session 1: Retreat in Granada's Heart

Intended as a writing retreat for already published writers (incl. all arts professionals and scholars) with Canada's writing and culinary expert on Spain Gerry Shikatani. It is set in the magnificent Andalusian city of Granada, that was home to and at the heart of Federico Garcia Lorca. With tours and a writing/living experience on the streets that inspired Lorca, participants will work on their own projects while recalling and discussing the legacy of one of the world's greatest literary legends. Feedback and exchange through participation within a small group of artists.

Gerry with Sonja Greckol, Generalife Gardens Photo: Maureen Hynes

Two-Week Session in Spring 2018 Price: from $2200 CAD

(10 day session upon request)

Email with short bio., CV listing publishing credits, CDs etc. performance credits, awards etc.; writers with at least one full book published can send any reviews; those who have no full book credits are asked to submit 10-15 pages of writing and a brief statement about their work. All applicants will submit a very brief statement describing the project/manuscript/score they will work on in Granada.

Confirmation is immediate for those who qualify and after a non-refundable deposit* is received. Booking is on a first-come/first-served basis, not through adjudicated competition. But space is Very Limited.


*Covers non-refundable deposit required by the lodging management. Deposit will be returned minus a small administrative fee, should the session be cancelled for any reason beyond your control.

Alhambra Dedora
puerta de granadas, cuesta gomerez

Photo: l. Weyman Chan r. Brian Dedora

View up to the Alhambra from the Paseo de los Tristes

Writers at the Puerta de Granadas (1536), enroute to the Alhambra, Cuesta Gomerez

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