Friday, October 23, 2015

Writing Scholarships: Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

Four scholarships are being offered for first-time participants of the 23rd Annual WINTER POETRY & PROSE GETAWAY, January 15-18, 2016 in the Atlantic City area. Recipients may choose from workshops in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and more, including special advanced sessions with Stephen Dunn and Thomas Lux. In addition, the conference also offers open mics, tutorials, talks, sunrise yoga, dancing at the Getaway Disco and writerly camaraderie.

There are three different types of scholarships available:
+ The Toni Brown Memorial Scholarship will offer two scholarships to poets or writers aged 31 and over. Deadline: November 15, 2015.
+ The Jan-ai Scholarship will fund two poets or writers between the ages of 18 – 30. Deadline: November 30, 2015.
+ The Elke Hirsh Music Award will enable one songwriter between the ages of 21 – 30 to attend. Deadline: November 30, 2015.

Scholarship details here.


Murphy Writing of Stockton University Presents
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
January 15-18, 2016
With Special Guests Stephen Dunn & Thomas Lux
Stockton Seaview Hotel, Galloway, NJ (Atlantic City area)
Escape the distractions of your busy life. Advance your craft and energize your writing at the Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive sessions, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Learn more at our website.

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