The 24th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, a writers’ conference near Atlantic City, NJ, will take place January 13-16, 2017. Here are some of the things we’re most excited about:
Special Guests for 2017
We’re pleased to present our Special Guests for the 2017 Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway: Stephen Dunn and Sharon Olds. Stephen and Sharon will both lead special sessions of the Advanced Poetry Workshop.
We’re offering 4 new writing workshops in 2017:
1) Creative Nonfiction: The Story Inside – led by Laura McCullough
How do we communicate the essential stories we have to tell, whether they are our own experiences or the synthesized experiences of the world? Is there even a difference between the two?… Read more.
2) Getting Started with Memoir – led by Amanda Morris
We will start with a “snapshot” of memory—a recalled taste, sound, texture or smell—and learn to make it rich with sensory details, well-chosen words and a clear point of view… Read more.
3) Visions and Revision – led by Roberta Clipper
This workshop will help you focus and polish your prose, whether creative nonfiction or fiction. Feedback and encouragement will help make your writing stronger… Read more.
4) Advanced Poetry Writing with Sharon Olds
Experienced poets are invited to work with Sharon during one of their three feedback sessions… Read more.
Also New for 2017
We’re offering a special discount for Stockton University students.
We’re offering 5 scholarships. Details will be available by October 1. Learn more about scholarship opportunities.