Weekend Scene: 24th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

November 6 / 16

Hi! As promised, I have a weekend scene for you in the form of literature. The 24th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway is coming and I have some information courtesy of AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs).

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24th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

Galloway, New Jersey, United States


Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 24th Annual Winter Getaway featuring Stephen Dunn and Sharon Olds. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir and poetry. Early registration discounts and scholarships available – details at

“This conference is a gift. It permits a writer to take risks without concern for impressing or competing. It gave me the space to imagine and experiment. This is a community that is generous and encouraging while also being honest. A great relief.” ~ Amy S., Blue Bell, PA, Winter Getaway Participant

This program is presented by Murphy Writing of Stockton University.


Featured Writers Include:

Stephen Dunn, Sharon Olds, James Richardson and more. Past workshop leaders include Kim Addonizio, Julianna Baggott, Christian Bauman, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Mark Doty, Kathleen Graber, Tony Hoagland, Dorianne Laux, Thomas Lux, Laura McCullough, Carol Plum-Ucci, Mimi Schwartz, Patricia Smith, Terese Svoboda. Directed by Peter E. Murphy. See for this year’s faculty list and bios.



Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children’s literature



Stockton Seaview Hotel
(near Atlantic City)
New Jersey, United States

In a nutshell:
JAN 13 – JAN 16, 2017


TUITION / COST:“Early Bard” and “re-PETER” Discounts available. See website for details:
Sign up for our email list to receive scholarship details when they become available:

PHONE: 609-626-3594

This is all for the time being, but return for more this coming Wednesday. Enjoy the rest of your weekend and be always blessed.
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