The Writers Studio was 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
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CREDITS WRITERS STUDIO WITH TEACHING HER TO WRITE Check out the January 11, 2016 issue of New York Magazine here.
THE WRITERS STUDIO COMES TO THE HUDSON VALLEY AND BERKSHIRES Classes in Hudson NY and Great Barrington MA start in January. Join two beloved Writers Studio teachers in our newest, most northernmost branch.
STUDENTS' RECENT BOOK CONTRACTS, PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS Austin Duffy, an oncologist who studied in NYC and Online, has just learned that Granta will publish his debut novel, This Living and Immortal Thing in spring of 2016. Maggie Wells landed a book contract with Epic Press to publish a series of six young adult novels in Spring 2015. Maggie is a NYC Level II student. Craig van Rooyen's poem "Waiting in Vain" won the 2014 Rattle Poetry Prize. He has had more than a dozen poetry publications in the past year, and is a student in the Advanced Poetry Class. Read many more success stories.
NYC WORKSHOPS IN FICTION & POETRY BEGIN THIS MONTH 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 29 years, The Writers Studio has been quietly helping writers and poets of all levels reach their
ONLINE WORKSHOPS IN FICTION & POETRY BEGIN THIS MONTH Join our Online Program, started in 2001, and benefit from a program that has been helping writers reach their potential for 28 years. All you need is a computer with internet connection.
READ AN ARTICLE ABOUT OUR ONLINE WORKSHOPS IN PHILADELPHIA STORIES MAGAZINE Find out how the class works and how one writer overcame her writer's block.
JOIN OUR ONLINE INTERMEDIATE POETRY CLASS This workshop is open to poets around the world who have poetry publications, an MFA or four post-graduate writing courses. Contact email@example.com to apply for a spot in the class.
AMSTERDAM WORKSHOPS NOW IN ITS SIXTH YEAR The Writers Studio Amsterdam is a growing literary community which nurtures and supports writers, many of whom are already publishing. The Writers Studio Amsterdam Spring Reading will take place on Sunday April 3, 17:15 – 18:45, with refreshments to follow. It will be held at Boekhandel van Rossum, 30-32 Beethovenstraat, 1077 JH Amsterdam. For more information, please visit us at https://www.facebook.com/events/1599277957029039/
SAN FRANCISCO WORKSHOPS MOVE TO THE MECHANICS INSTITUTE LIBRARY. The Writers Studio San Francisco had over 50 recent publications and awards by students and teachers, including a Pushcart Prize and two Pushcart nominations. This year has brought two more Pushcart Prizes and over a dozen publications. Join a workshop and find out why.
TUCSON WORKSHOPS ARE NOW IN THEIR 11TH YEAR The Writers Studio Tucson has been quietly helping poets and fiction writers reach their potential for 10 years.
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 contributors, and help support our project.
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—Julia Glass, National Book Award Winner for Three Junes
TUTORIALS Private sessions with a member of our teaching staff by phone, Skype, or in person. Tutorials are available to high school students and adult writers at all levels. Email lisabadner at writerstudio.com to find the teacher who is right for you.