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The 21st annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway was held from January 17 to January 20, 2014, 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, offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction as well as craft talks, one-on-one tutorials, featured readings, and open mikes. Workshop faculty included poets Stephen Dunn and Tony Hoagland; fiction writers Michelle Cameron and Carol Plum-Ucci; and creative nonfiction writers Thomas Peele and Mimi Schwartz. Tuition, which included some meals, ranged from $490 to $690, depending on the workshop; lodging was not included. The cost for room and meal packages started at $253. Scholarships were available for first-time participants; the scholarship application deadline was November 15. Registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, 18 North Richards Avenue, Ventnor, NJ 08406. (609) 823-5076. Peter Murphy, Director.