Stockton College to Host Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway

Galloway Township, NJ –The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Murphy Writing Seminars have partnered to present the 20th Annual Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway to take place at historic Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, January 18-21, 2013.

The conference attracts more than 200 writers and will offer a wide range of workshops such as Poetry Writing, Creative Writing Sampler, Turning Memory into Memoir, Writing and Publishing Your Fiction and more. The event is designed for writers to advance their craft and energize creativity. Participants will enjoy challenging and supportive sessions, insightful feedback, and an encouraging community.

Faculty includes Stockton Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Creative Writing and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn and Dorianne Laux, whose fourth book of poems, Facts about the Moon, is the recipient of the Oregon Book Award.

“I had a wonderful experience at last year’s Winter Getaway,” said Stockton faculty member and Dean of Arts and Humanities Robert Gregg. “The response from all the participants was incredibly positive.”

For more information, testimonials and photos from last year’s event, visit

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