TLC will be returning to the idyllic Casa Ana in September 2017 for its annual writing retreat for writers working on projects, with workshops led by acclaimed novelist Lesley Glaister. This beautiful Spanish home is set within the mesmerising Alpujarras mountain range in Andalucia, Spain. TLC Literary Adventures offers an environment where inspiration and improvisation meet. You will have access to world-class teaching, get a chance to work, read, listen, learn and relax in a stunning setting which will open the mind and senses. The retreat is open to writers of fiction, memoir and general non-fiction, and will include daily workshops on elements of writing as well as a session on the publishing industry, free writing time, readings, and optional trips to the nearby market and a walk in the mountains. Food and accommodation are included in the ticket price. Rooms are available on a shared or single traveller basis, with prices starting at £795 (see a full breakdown of all rooms, with photos, here). Groups are limited to a maximum of 12 to ensure optimum learning time and progression through ongoing writing projects.
16th-22nd September 2017. For more information, including a full itinerary, pricing and booking details, please click here.
Lesley Glaister is a British novelist, poet and playwright. She has written 13 novels, one play and numerous short stories and radio plays. She is a lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of St Andrews, and is a regular contributor of book reviews to the Spectator and The Times.
Glaister’s first novel, Honour Thy Father (Bloomsbury, 1990) won the Somerset Maugham Award and a Betty Trask Award. Now You See Me was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for fiction in 2002, and Easy Peasy was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Award 1998. Her first play, Bird Calls, was performed at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, in 2003. Her latest novel, Little Egypt, was published by Salt in 2014 and was named the Sunday Herald Book of the Year 2014.
Glaister is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She is currently writer in residence at the University of Edinburgh.
To book a place on the Literary Adventure 2017 with Lesley Glaister, please email Aki Schilz: email@example.com