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Writing retreats and workshops

Escape the distractions of your busy life. Advance your craft and energize your writing with a challenging and supportive Writing Getaway. Join us at one of our upcoming writing retreats and take advantage of plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Get Away to Write.

Upcoming Programs

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring.
January 15-18, 2016, Atlantic City, NJ area
Special Guests: Stephen Dunn & Thomas Lux
Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 23rd Annual Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and poetry. Scholarships available. Register by Nov. 20 and save. Learn more.

Approaching The Poem
An Advanced Poetry Workshop
January-April 2016, Galloway, NJ
An intensive poetry workshop taught by Stephen Dunn and Peter Murphy. Learn more.

Get Away to Write - Scotland
A Getaway for Poets and Writers
July 28-August 5, 2016, Dundee, Scotland
** International writing retreat **
WRITE IN SCOTLAND. Using the vibrant university city of Dundee as our home base, join us for a week of writing and exploring this beautiful country. We'll go beyond the typical tourist path and get to know the real Scotland. Enjoy supportive workshops, readings by local writers and excursions to Edinburgh, the coast and more. Scholarships available. Save the date. Registration will open December 10, 2015. Learn more.

We will announce more writing retreats as the year progresses.
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We offer "Early Bard" and "re-PETER" Discounts for most of our Getaways. Be sure to take advantage!

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