Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

Posted 2.4.10

Galloway, NJ
Event Date: 
January 16, 2015
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
November 15, 2014

The 22nd annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway will be held from January 16 to January 19, 2015, at Stockton Seaview Hotel, a resort located near Atlantic City, New Jersey. The program, sponsored by the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Murphy Writing Seminars, offers workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft talks, one-on-one tutorials, featured readings, and open mikes. The faculty includes poets Kim Addonizio, Stephen Dunn, and James Richardson; fiction writers Joyce McDonald and Carol Plum-Ucci; and creative nonfiction writers Thomas Peele and Mimi Schwartz. Tuition, which includes some meals, ranges from $490 to $690, depending on the workshop; lodging is not included. The cost for room and meal packages starts at $265. Scholarships are available for first-time participants; the scholarship application deadline is November 15. Registration is first come, first served; early registration discounts are available. Visit the website for a scholarship application and more information.

Contact Information: 

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, 18 North Richards Avenue, Ventnor, NJ 08406. (609) 823-5076. Peter Murphy, Director.