The 22nd Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, a writers’ conference near Atlantic City, NJ, will take place January 16-19, 2015. Here are some of the things we’re most excited about:
We’re pleased to present our Special Guests for the 2015 Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway: Stephen Dunn and Kim Addonizio. Stephen and Kim will both lead special sessions of the Advanced Poetry Workshop.
We’re offering four new writing workshops at this year’s Winter Getaway. Each is limited to just 10 participants:
1) Screenwriting – led by Jeff Bens
This screenwriting workshop will look at the essentials for writing for the screen and TV… Read more.
2) Snap Prose: Sudden Inspiration – led by Richard K. Weems
Whether your interests hover in the realm of flash fiction, literary short stories, sci-fi, micro memoir or zombie apocalypse, we’ll focus on the immediate pleasures of writing ultra-short prose… Read more.
3) Research for Writers – led by Thomas Peele
In this workshop we will explore the theory that research is a writer’s best friend. We will examine ways to ground our creative writing in fact, such as… Read more.
4) Advanced Poetry Writing with Kim Addonizio
Experienced poets are invited to work with Kim during one of their three feedback sessions… Read more.
Monday Check Out Time Extended
Hey, Getawayers! You asked, we delivered. Enjoy those last few moments of sleep before your Monday morning workshop. 12pm check out is here. View the full Getaway schedule.
More Open Mics
This year we’re offering four open mics, one of which will be a musical open mic for performing new work, old work or even covers. Bring your instrument if you would like to participate.