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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 Writing Getaways

  • Writers' Happy Hour
    November 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Atlantic City, NJ
    Did you hear our big news? We're becoming part of Stockton College. Come celebrate with us during an informal evening of socializing, networking and drinks. Cash bar includes $1 off drinks. Appetizers are on us; thanks for your support! Learn more.

  • Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
    Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring.
    January 16-19, 2015, Atlantic City Area
    Special Guests: Stephen Dunn & Kim Addonizio
    Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 22nd Annual Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and poetry. Register by November 20 and save. Learn more.
  • Approaching The Poem
    An Advanced Poetry Workshop
    Richard Stockton College, Galloway, NJ
    January-April 2015
    An intensive poetry workshop taught by Stephen Dunn and Peter Murphy. Learn more.

  • Get Away to Write - Spain
    A Getaway for Poets and Writers
    July 14-21, 2015, Tavertet, Spain
    ** International writing retreat **
    WRITE IN SPAIN. Retreat to beautiful northern Spain to immerse yourself in a supportive week-long writing experience that will energize and inspire you. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, panoramic cliff top views and excursions to Barcelona and the town of Vic, where the outdoor market dates back to the 9th century. Save the date. Registration will open December 5, 2014. Learn more.

  • We will announce more writing retreats as the year progresses. Sign up for our email list to find out about future writing workshops in the US and abroad.

We offer "Early Bard" and "re-PETER" Discounts for most of our Getaways. Be sure to take advantage!

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