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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

Murphy Write-In: September 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:15-8:00 pm, Hammonton, NJ
Murphy Writing has teamed up with our colleagues at Kramer Hall to offer a free monthly "Write-In" as part of Main Street Hammonton’s Third Thursday. No cost—just time to write, encouragement and community. New: Now includes prompts and the option to share your writing! Free. Learn more.

Denise Duhamel Reading
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Galloway, NJ
5:30 p.m.: Reception. 6:30 p.m.: Reading. Join us for an evening of poetry and conversation at Stockton University. The Visiting Writers Series is sponsored by the Literature Program of the School of Arts and Humanities, Ravenswood Winery and Murphy Writing of Stockton University. Stockton University, Campus Center Board of Trustees Room, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, NJ. Free and open to the public; donations encouraged. Learn more.

Autumn Writing Getaway
A One Day Retreat for Poets and Writers
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 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 workshops in memoir, poetry and ePublishing. Learn more.

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring.
January 12-15, 2018, Atlantic City, NJ area
Special Guests: Stephen Dunn & Gregory Pardlo
25th 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, poetry and songwriting. Early registration discounts and scholarships available. Learn more.

Get Away to Write - Wales
A getaway for poets and writers
July 7-14, 2018, Snowdonia, Wales
** International writing retreat **
WRITE IN WALES. Save the date.

We announce new writing retreats every few months.

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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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