Casa Ana Creative Writing Programme
Programme director: Mary-Jane Holmes.
At Casa Ana you'll find:
- Quiet time and quiet space for your writing
- Professional tuition and mentoring of a high standard
- An inspiring environment free of distractions
- Comfortable accommodation and wonderful cooking
- The warmth and light of Andalucia
Newsflash: Mary-Jane Holmes, director of the Casa Ana Creative Writing Programme, has won the 2017 Bridport Poetry Prize, judged by poet Lemn Sissay
NEW: Novel writing
29 June – 6 July 2019
A Space to Write: Poetry
2 – 9 November 2019
A week-long course on poetry writing with 2017 Bridport Poetry Prize winner Mary-Jane Holmes.
A Space to Write: Constructing Story
13 – 20 October 2018
12 – 19 October 2019
A week-long course practising the craft of writing. Tutor Mary-Jane Holmes will cover elements including the creation of story, plot, dialogue, characterisation and more, in the inspiring and tranquil surroundings of Casa Ana. Perfect if you have always wanted to start writing or if you want to expand your knowledge of craft and technique.
16 – 23 March 2019
8 – 22 June 2019
27 July – 10 August 2019
16 – 30 November 2019
Spend a week or two focusing exclusively on your writing in the company of other writers and in inspiring surroundings. Ideal if you want to start a new project, work on a novel or poetry or a short story, or edit your works in progress. Mary-Jane Holmes and guest mentors are resident on these retreats, offering optional individual sessions and group readings.