Resources for Teachers
Professional Development Opportunities
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Winter Writers' Conference
Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring.
January 15-18, 2016, Atlantic City, NJ area
Special Guests: Stephen Dunn & Thomas Lux
Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 23rd
Annual Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive
workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community.
Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and
poetry. Learn more.
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Programs for Teachers & Students
Free programs for New Jersey teachers
and students, including the
annual Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain sessions and
the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival. Dodge also funds NJ
teacher/artists accepted to the Fine Arts Work Center in
Provincetown, MA, the Vermont Studio Center and other summer
The Artist/Teacher Institute
Summer Teacher Institutes
Non residential programs in Music, Story Telling, Poetry
Writing, Creative Non-Fiction, Visual Arts, Book Arts, Creative
Movement & more. Earn 60 hours of professional development credit.
Graduate credit is available for an extra fee. Scholarships are
available. Sessions are held at William Paterson University and Rutgers
University-Camden. Deadline: Rolling admissions until filled.
Founder Peter Murphy returns to
teach one of this year's poetry workshops.
artshorizons.org or 888-522-ARTS ext. 120
National Endowment for the Humanities
Summer Seminars & Institutes for Teachers
Choose from Chinese art, classical opera, Shakespeare, Arabic
Novels, African American Folklore and more to study with
scholars at universities throughout the US, Europe & Asia.
Seminars are free and you will receive a stipend up to $4,500
depending on the length of the program which ranges from 2 to 6
Deadline: Approximately March 1.
Murphy Writing of Stockton University (Our parent
Challenging and Supportive Workshops for
poets, writers and teachers
Murphy Writing of Stockton University offers programs
in the US and abroad to help writers develop their craft. When
writers immerse themselves in these challenging and supportive
workshops and an encouraging community, they often make
breakthroughs in their art. The Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway,
founded in 1994, is the flagship program, attracting more than
200 poets and writers from across the country each year. In Fall
2014, Murphy Writing became part of Stockton University.
● Founded in 1994 by Peter Murphy
● Offers 7-10 poetry and writing programs a year
● Best known for the Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
● Holds an international writing retreat each summer
Our programs are known for helping writers develop their craft.
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