Six scholarships are being offered for first-time participants of the 23rd Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway writers’ conference.
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
January 15-18, 2016
Stockton Seaview Hotel
Galloway, NJ (Atlantic City area)
Recipients may choose from workshops in fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, songwriting, poetry and more. In addition to workshops, the conference also offers craft talks, one-on-one tutorials, a featured reading, open mics, yoga and dancing at the Getaway Disco.
We have a number of different types of scholarships available:
- The Toni Brown Memorial Scholarship will offer two scholarships to poets or writers aged 31 and over.
- The Jan-ai Scholarship will fund two poets or writers between the ages of 18 – 30.
- The Elke Hirsh Music Award will enable one songwriter between the ages of 21 – 30 to attend.
- The Screenwriting Scholarship will enable one screenwriter aged 18 or over to attend.
Learn more about these scholarship opportunities and apply today.
“This was possibly the best weekend I’ve had since my wedding. I learned more, wrote more and most importantly wrote *better* in two and a half days than I had at other retreats and conferences that were over a week long.”
~ Carolyne, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan-ai Scholarship recipient
About the Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Escape the distractions of your busy life. Advance your craft and energize your writing at the Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive sessions, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Learn more
The Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway is presented by Murphy Writing of Stockton University.