Kangaroo Island Retreat – March 2016

Kangaroo Island Nature Writing Retreat Led by Inga Simpson & Chris Carter March 9 – 17, 2016 Group: max 10 Cost: $3195 (ex Adelaide) a walk is only a step away … Continue Reading →

Weekend Retreat @ Kioloa: 4-6 December

          Kioloa Weekend Nature Writing Retreat December 4-6, 2015 Led by Inga Simpson and Chris Carter Participants: 10-15 Cost: $525 (includes accommodation, tuition, guided walks, and all … Continue Reading →

Nature Writing Masterclass – 29 August

This masterclass is ideal for more advanced writers of fiction or nonfiction interested in better evoking landscapes, flora and fauna on the page, and utilising the natural world not only as … Continue Reading →

Upcoming Nature Writing Retreats

Olvar Wood is excited to announce a new suite of nature writing retreats. Our inaugural Shallow Crossing Nature Writing Retreat at The Escape, in May, was a great success. From … Continue Reading →

Nature Writing Masterclass: Woodford – 7 June

Inga will be teaching a nature writing masterclass as part of The Planting 2015 – the winter festival at Woodford. When: 8.45 Sunday,  7 June Cost: $35 Bookings: here. She’ll also be giving a … Continue Reading →

Writing Nature Workshop: Sydney 13 June

Inga will be teaching a one day nature writing workshop at the NSW Writers’ Centre mid June. When we tug at a single thing in nature, we find it attached … Continue Reading →

Setting and Description Workshop: Townsville 23 May

As part of the Savannah: Writers’ Voices up North Literary Festival, in Townsville, Inga will be teaching a two-hour workshop on setting and description. 23 May, 10am-12noon. More details soon

Environmental Writing Workshop: Shallow Crossing, 5 May

As part of Olvar Wood’s inaugural nature writing retreat at The Escape, Shallow Crossing, near Bateman’s Bay, we are offering a one-day workshop on the art and business of nature writing. Led by Dr … Continue Reading →

Nature Writing Retreat: Shallow Crossing, 3-8 May

Olvar Wood’s inaugural nature writing retreat will run from 3-8 May, 2015. We’ll be ‘glamping’ at The Escape, at Shallow Crosssing, near Bateman’s Bay, on the south coast of NSW.  … Continue Reading →

Manuscript to Masterpiece Workshop: Perth 22 Feb

 Inga will be teaching a workshop as part of the Perth Writers Festival on 22 February. Manuscript to Masterpiece will explore a range of techniques, from the practical to dreamy, to develop … Continue Reading →