Is there an application deadline?

We accept applications on a rolling basis.

What is the selection criteria for the project?

Please visit our application form. You will need to submit a short writing sample. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a call with the team, after which they will be invited to the project.

How is the retreat priced?

We have designed the retreat as a luxury experience. Participants are housed in a heritage Portuguese villa on a secluded island. The villa has 12 rooms with comfortable ensuite bathrooms, a pool and and many writing corners. We invite the best in the field to teach the course and host them for the entire duration. We also give them an honorarium commensurate for their time. Bound invests a considerable amount of time and effort in carefully managing and curating the entire experience, and we want to make our efforts sustainable so that we can continue serving our mission. 


What do I need to do to prepare for the workshop ?

You may have an small writing task assigned to you, to be submitted before you arrive, which we will let you know via Email. So please keep checking that. Other than that you don’t need to do anything, just pack your bags and get going!


If I have to urgently leave in the middle of the retreat, am I eligible for a refund ?

We understand that the nature of your leaving must be of immense importance, and will try our level best to facilitate your earliest departure, but sadly, you will not be eligible for a refund.