The Writers Studio is founded in 1987 on the belief that when the desire to write is strong enough, anyone can learn the technique necessary for full creative expression.
Advisory board: Kathryn Court, Carl Dennis, Marc Frons, Jennifer Egan, Julia Glass, Bill Henderson, Edward Hirsch, James Lasdun, Matthew Klam, Robert Pinsky, Amanda Moretti, Grace Schulman, Rosanna Warren, Galen Williams, in memorium: Yehuda Amichai
DISCOUNT FOR STUDENTS NEW TO THE WRITERS STUDIO Use reference 13pen20 when registering to get a $40 discount when registering for a Level I or entry level workshop in any branch or tutorial. Offer ends May 21.
PHILIP SCHULTZ WILL TEACH A THREE-DAY WORKSHOP IN CONNECTICUT
The Writers Studio founder and director, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Philip Schultz, will lead a three day poetry workshop at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival in Farmington, CT June 24-26. All are welcome. Details here.
THE WRITERS STUDIO BEGINS ITS THIRD YEAR IN AMSTERDAM
Join our newest workshop, taught by a Writers Studio instructor trained in NYC. Please contact Nancy Matsunaga at 06-2626-1414 or Amsterdaminfo@writerstudio.com to find out more.
JOIN OUR ONLINE INTERMEDIATE POETRY CLASS This workshop is open to poets around the world who have completed Level II at The Writers Studio or have poetry publications, an MFA or four post-graduate writing courses.
ONLINE WORKSHOPS IN FICTION & POETRY BEGIN IN MAY
Too far from New York to attend our workshops? You can still learn to write using our unique, technique-oriented method by joining our Online Program, which was launched in 2001 and welcomes students from around the world.
JOIN OUR WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO
The Writers Studio's San Francisco program is celebrating its fifth anniversary hosting workshops in the Bay Area. We now offer workshops in the Financial District at 580 California Street and in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland at 5940 College Avenue. Contact Mark Peterson for information, 415 321-9728.
NYC WORKSHOPS IN FICTION & POETRY BEGIN IN MAY AND JUNE
Set up a writing schedule, learn new narrative techniques, meet a supportive community of writers writing at your own level and enjoy the personal attention of small classes. For over 20 years, The Writers Studio has been quietly helping writers and poets of all levels reach their potential.
Now in its eighth year, the Tucson Writers Studio offers workshops for all levels of poets and fiction writers on an ongoing basis.
THE WRITERS STUDIO HELPS YOUNG WRITERS
The Writers Studio KW is a not-for-profit branch that offers free after-school writing workshops to students of high school age in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Please add your name to our illustrious list of early contributors, and help support our project.
LESLEY DORMEN ANSWERS QUESTIONS
about workshops, exercises, and finishing her book of linked stories, The Best Place to Be, (Simon and Schuster 2007). Lesley is Associate Director, teacher and student at The Writers Studio.
TRY THE CRAFT CLASS FOR FREE
Take the Craft Class from any location and learn what it means to read as a writer. Download the podcasts at your convenience--it's easy and fun. Register any time during the nine-week session and hear all the classes. For a limited time, we are offering a free class, so you can see what makes these historic classes so special.
THE CRAFT CLASS ARCHIVE IS NOW OPEN
Download podcasts from as far back as 1987, and learn about the techniques of great writers and poets. Now in Beta.
“People often ask me where they should go to study writing; now after hearing the diverse and remarkable readings from The Writers Studio faculty members, I know just what my answer will be.”
—Julia Glass, 2002 National Book Award Winner for Three Junes
Private sessions with a member of our teaching staff by phone, fax, mail, e-mail or in person.
VISIT OUR ONLINE CLASSROOM
If you can use the internet, you can take an online writing class. Visit a sample classroom.