Antoinette Tidjani Alou Reading
Thursday, November 9,
8:00-9:00 p.m., Galloway, NJ
Join us for an evening of reading and
conversation with Stockton University’s International Writer in Residence,
Antoinette Tidjani Alou from Niger, who will read from her work. Presented by
Stockton University’s Visiting Writers Series, the School of General Studies and
Murphy Writing of Stockton University. Location: Stockton
Campus Center Event Room A, 101 Vera King Farris Dr.,
Galloway, NJ. Free and open to the public.
Literary Life Open Mic Featuring Emari DiGiorgio
Tuesday, December 5, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Hammonton, NJ
Join us for the first Literary Life Open Mic. The evening will feature a
reading by award-winning poet Emari DiGiorgio, who will read from her
new book, The Things a Body Might Become, followed by an open mic
hosted by Peter Murphy. You are invited to share your poetry or prose
with an audience of like-minded people in a friendly, supportive
atmosphere. Each poet may share one poem or for 2 minutes. Prose writers
may read for up to 3 minutes. Not a writer? Come anyway and enjoy
listening. Sponsored by Kramer Hall and Murphy Writing of Stockton
University. Location: Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front
Street, Hammonton, NJ. Lite refreshments will be served. Free and
open to the public.
Poetry & Prose Getaway
Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring.
January 12-15, 2018, Atlantic City, NJ
Special Guests: Stephen Dunn & Gregory Pardlo
Anniversary! Advance your craft and energize your writing at the Winter Getaway.
Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an
encouraging community. Choose from novel writing, freelance writing, memoir,
fiction, nonfiction, writing for children and poetry.
Register by Nov. 20 and save.
A One Day
Retreat for Poets and Writers
Saturday, March 3, 2018, Hammonton, NJ
Do you want to publish your writing but struggle with a lack of know-how and
fear of rejection? Join us for this hands-on workshop where we will guide you
through the process from blank page to published piece. If you are an aspiring
author you will learn how and where to submit your work. If you are experienced
you will discover new markets and resources to expand your readership. Whether
you are working on a novel, memoir, short stories, personal essays or poetry,
you will go home with an action plan and the tools to carry it out.
Registration will open on January 30, 2018. Sign up for our
for a reminder.
River View Poetry Getaway
Write. Relax. Reconnect.
May 4-6, 2018, Garrison, NY
Save the date. Registration will open on January 30, 2018. Sign up for our
for a reminder.
Get Away to Write -
A getaway for poets and writers
July 7-14, 2018, North
** International writing retreat **
Join us in idyllic Wales to immerse yourself in a
supportive week-long writing retreat that will energize and inspire you. Enjoy
encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, invaluable instruction,
breathtaking mountain views, organic meals and excursions to castles, the coast
and more. Registration will open on December 15, 2017. Sign up for our
for a reminder.
We announce new writing retreats every few months.
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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!