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Fiction and Poetry Workshops Since 1987

The Writers Studio was founded on the belief that when the desire to write is strong enough, anyone can learn the technique necessary for full creative expression.


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Hudson Valley Reading, Saturday, April 1, 4:30 - 6:00pm Come hear new works by Writers Studio faculty members and students at The Shaker, 119 Warren Street in Hudson, NY Admission: Free. Meet our teachers, mingle with peers and ...

If you have taken four post-graduate poetry classes, published at least four poems in literary journals, or earned an MFA in poetry, Online Advanced Poetry and New York City Advanced Poetry are the two workshops that poets new to The ...

The Writers Studio at 30 Publication

The Writers Studio at 30, a 500 page anthology of work by current and former students, as well as Writers Studio Advisory Board members Jennifer Egan, Robert Pinsky, Edward Hirsch, Carl Dennis, Matthew Klam, Rosanna Warren, and others, is now available from the publisher, Epiphany Editions. A celebratory reading will be held on May 6 at the Strand Bookstore to mark the occasion. Please add your name to our mailing list for updates and excerpts. Order the 30th anniversary anthology and have it delivered right to your door. Order here. Advance tickets to the reading at the Strand are now available. Order here.

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The Writers Studio Kids Write (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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This class is an integral part of The Writers Studio approach to creative writing. By learning how to read fiction and poetry as writers, students discover that literary writing is a craft as well as an art. As they start to recognize how published writers have achieved their literary goals, writing well becomes less about groping around in the dark and more about enlisting a series of specific strategies to render any piece of writing moving, focused and clear.

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