Tutored Fiction Retreat: Amanda Smyth & Paul Murray, Guest: Sarah Bannan

Tutored Fiction Retreat: Amanda Smyth & Paul Murray, Guest: Sarah Bannan

Date/Time
Date(s) - Mon 4th Sep - Sat 9th Sep
5:00pm - 10:00am

Location
Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire , IV4 7HT


This course will suit writers with a work in progress. If you need an intensive period to focus on something which is nearing completion, this is your chance. Paul and Amanda will be on hand to offer constructive advice in one-to-one tutorials on finishing and those final tweaks to plot and character to help make your work the best it can be.

Paul Murray has written three novels, The Mark and The Void, An Evening of Long Goodbyes and Skippy Dies. His stories have appeared in Granta, The Paris Review, the New York Times and elsewhere.

Amanda Smyth is Irish Trinidadian. Her first novel Black Rock won the Prix du Premier Roman Etranger, was shortlisted for NAACP award, McKitterick Prize, and selected as an Oprah Winfrey Summer Read. Her second novel A Kind of Eden was published in 2013. Her short stories have appeared in New Writing, London Magazine, The Times Literary Supplement and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. She is writing her third novel, While They Danced The Fire Burned, funded by Arts Council England.

Sarah Bannan was born in 1978 in upstate New York. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2000 and then moved to Ireland, where she has lived ever since. She is the Head of Literature at the Irish Arts Council and lives in Dublin with her husband and daughter. Weightless is her first novel



Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking.
Grants are always available, and you also have the option to pay in installments, see How to Book.

Bookings

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Single Room
Includes tuition, accommodation and full board.
£595.00
Twin Room
Includes tuition, accommodation in a shared room and full board.
£540.00
Single Room - Deposit
Includes tuition, accommodation and full board. Balance due six weeks before the course.
£150.00 N/A
Twin Room - Deposit
Includes tuition, accommodation in a shared room and full board. Balance due six weeks before the course.
£150.00

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