November 15, 2012

Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway 2013


The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
and Murphy Writing Seminars Present
January 18-21, 2013
With Special Guests Stephen Dunn & Dorianne Laux

Get away to write at the Stockton Seaview Hotel (Galloway, NJ) to advance your craft and energize your writing. Enjoy challenging and supportive sessions, insightful feedback, and an encouraging community. Choose from small, intensive workshops in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and memoir.

Workshops include:
…Poetry Writing
…Advanced Poetry Writing
…Advanced Poetry Writing with Stephen Dunn
…Advanced Poetry Writing with Dorianne Laux
…Creative Writing Sampler (Fiction, Memoir, Poetry)
…Free-Writing Intensive: A Generative Workshop for All Genres
…Beginning Your Novel
…Finishing Your Novel
…Visions and Revision: Creative Nonfiction & Novel
…Writing and Publishing Your Fiction
…Writing and Publishing Your Fiction - Advanced
…Writing for the YA & Crossover Market
…The Art & Craft of Creative Nonfiction
…The Art & Craft of Creative Nonfiction - Advanced
…Turning Memory into Memoir
…What Matters is Not What Happened: Advanced Memoir
…Song Writing

In addition to your workshop, the weekend offers craft talks, one-on-one tutorials, a featured reading, open mics, yoga, and dancing at the Getaway Disco! Tuition and room packages include most meals.

Apply now for a Scholarship for first-time participants to the Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, January 18-21, 2013, at the Jersey Shore.

The Toni Brown Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Getaway faculty and staff, will offer places to two poets or writers age 31 and over. Deadline: Nov.18, 2012

The Jan-ai Scholarship Fund will sponsor two poets or writers between the ages of 18 - 30 who are residents of NJ, NY, or PA. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2012.

Recipients may choose from workshops in Beginning Your Novel, YA, Writing and Publishing Your Fiction, Memoir, Creative Nonfiction, Free-writing, Poetry, including special advanced sections with Stephen Dunn and Dorianne Laux, and more. The three-day conference also offers craft talks, one-on-one tutorials, a featured reading, open mics, yoga, and dancing at the Getaway Disco.


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