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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Poetry and Prose at the Jersey Shore!

Several scholarships are being offered for first-time participants of the 19th Annual WINTER POETRY & PROSE GETAWAY, January 13-16, 2012, at the Jersey Shore.

+ The Toni Brown Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Getaway faculty and staff, is for a poet or writer age 31 or over. Deadline: Nov. 7, 2011.

+ The Jan-ai Scholarship will sponsor two poets, writers or song writers between the ages of 18 - 30 who are residents of NJ, NY or PA. Deadline: December 1, 2011.

Winners may choose from workshops in poetry, including a special advanced section with Stephen Dunn, Beginning Your Novel, Children's Market, Writing and Publishing Your Fiction, Memoir, Creative Nonfiction and more.

The conference also includes talks, receptions, open mics, optional tutorials, a bookstore café, sunrise yoga and dancing at the Getaway Disco. Learn more about the Getaway at Questions? Email Peter Murphy at peter(at) (replace (at) with @)

Not your typical writers’ conference. Join us at the 19th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, January 13-16, 2012 at the Jersey Shore. Energize your writing with challenging and supportive workshops that focus on starting new material. Advance your craft with feedback from our award-winning faculty.

1 comment:

Peter Murphy said...

Thank you for mentioning the scholarships at the Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, our terrific conference. All applications are read and judged with great care.