Accommodations, Fees, Discounts & Scholarships



Most artists will stay at Jiwar, a heritage house in the Gracia district of Barcelona on a pedestrian street with restaurants, food markets, and a metro stop nearby. Additional artists will have accommodations nearby and will have full use of the public spaces in Jiwar: Two lounge areas, a library and a gallery space as well as a garden and patio area for outdoor writing and workshops. Accommodation does not include meals, aside from one welcome dinner hosted by Jiwar’s Director. The house has a fully equipped kitchen and there are local food markets and inexpensive restaurants nearby. All spaces are equipped with heaters and a/c. Option to arrive a day or two early and depart a day or two later.

Approximate Room Prices (payable to Jiwar)
 60 Euros per night for a single (shared bathroom)
 75 Euros for a shared room (private bathroom)
 125 Euros: One upstairs separate apartment for two-three people
 Additional accommodations in neighboring apartments & through Airbnb


$1,250: includes morning workshop & admission to museums & cultural events, plus two lunches and two dinners. For Barcelona residents: 50E a day or 400E for all sessions.

Discounts & Scholarships

  • Current students of Sharon Dolin (Fall 2017-Spring 2018) receive a 10% discount on workshop fee.
  • Romemu Members receive a 10% discount.
  • AWP Emerging Writers Grant of $500: Apply by March 31st.
  • One Director’s Scholarship of $500 based on need & excellence to be awarded at the director’s discretion each year.

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