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Lighting Up The Landscape with Sagra delle Words
Sun 4 Oct 2015 to Sun 11 Oct 2015
Taking inspiration from our surroundings, this year we will explore the poetry of light. One free place on the course is available
A free place on the writing retreat, Lighting Up The Landscape, with Sagra delle Words, in Lazio, Italy.

The winner is entitled to an 8 day retreat including writing workshops, free accommodation, airport transfers, and all meals included.

This retreat is open to writers in all fields regardless of nationality or age.

The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to do a reading/ presentation of their work during the week.

The winning writer is responsible for all extra personal, living expenses, travel and insurance costs, telephone charges and any other expenses during their stay.

The course details:  
4 Oct- 11 Oct 2015

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself
 .~ Annie Leibovitz

Taking inspiration from our surroundings, this year we will explore the poetry of light. Light is everything but is also momentary and transient. Drawing upon Sheree’s expertise in writing about nature, place and belonging, this week will combine walking, memory, story-telling, ekphrasis and science, as we explore how we can capture light in words. The Impressionists strove to depict the changing qualities of light, accentuating the passage of time and of movement through delicate and distinct brushstrokes of paint. We will also strive, with our pens and paper, to render the multiple qualities of light.

Paying close attention to light’s dance, each day we will connect with the world around us to gain a greater mastery of our writing abilities as well as a greater understanding of ourselves. We will keep our eyes, ears, nose, mouth, fingers, feelings and minds open as we write beyond our expectations.

Deadline for application 
31st March 2015

To apply please send:


1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
2. Cover letter including a writer’s statement and what you hope to achieve through your
attendance on this retreat.
3. 10 pages of recent work (i.e. completed prose, poetry, scripts etc.)

Please email applications to 
sagradellewords@gmail.comPlease note we do not return submitted materials. More details found at: http://sagradellewords.wordpress.com



Additional Information:
Location:
Lazio
Region(s):
Europe

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