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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

Writers' Happy Hour
October 21, 2015, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Philadelphia, PA
Calling all writers and poets! Please join us for an informal evening of socializing and camaraderie. Draw inspiration and support that comes from being a part of a larger community of writers. Positano Coast, 212 Walnut St {Second Floor}, Philadelphia, PA. Free; cash bar. RSVPs via Facebook are encouraged. Learn more.

Autumn Writing Getaway
A One Day Retreat for Poets and Writers
November 7, 2015, Galloway, NJ
Need a brief break from your life? Need to rekindle your love affair with writing? Join us for this mid-autumn Getaway to give your creative spirit a much needed boost. No need to stay the night. No distractions. Just a day of writing. Choose from "Fiction 101" with Carol Brill, "Getting Started with Memoir" with Anndee Hochman or "Poetry Writing" with Peter Murphy. Learn more.

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. 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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