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What started as an informal class in a small West Village living room, has grown into a school with five branches plus online and an international community of writers. Please join us in celebrating our 30th anniversary.

Reading Series

Writers Studio Faculty Members & Master Class Students

Sunday, February 12, 5 pm
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York (between Thompson & Sullivan)
With readings by Sherine Gilmour, Scott Hunter, Jay Kidd, Andrea Marcusa and Christopher Shade
Admission: $8 (+ 1 drink)

Writers Studio Faculty Members & Master Class Students 

Sunday, March 12, 5 pm
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York
With readings by Jennafer D’Alvia, Sylvie Bertrand, Doris Cheng, Lesley Dormen, and Whitney Porter
Admission: $8 (+ 1 drink)

Writers Studio Alumni

Sunday, April 9, 5 pm
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York
With readings by Chris Belden, Stephanie Dickinson, Austin Duffy, Kimberly K. Farrar, Eleanor Kedney and others
Admission: $8 (+ 1 drink)

The Writers Studio’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, May 6, 7 p.m.
The Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway at East 12th Street, New York

The Writers [email protected] Publication

This spring, The Writers [email protected], an 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, will be published by Epiphany Editions, and 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 ordering information.

Order the 30th anniversary anthology at a discount now, have it delivered right to your door. Order here.

My sense of The Writers Studio is of a warm and intimate yet also challenging and stimulating environment, where lively dialogue and earnest practice proceed side by side. A safe and yet also intense space for writers, where beginners and more advanced practitioners can all flourish.
RACHEL HADAS, award-winning author of Indelible (Wesleyan University Press 2001) and The Golden Road (Triquarterly/Northwestern University 20012)