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Teacher Wins Award From Anne Tyler

Teacher Wins Award From Anne Tyler

Congratulations, Therese Eiben, whose story “Pass the Baby” was chosen by guest judge Anne Tyler as the Honorable Mention winner for the 2018 Curt Johnson Prose Award and will be published in december magazine’s issue 29.2 this coming November. Therese is co-director of The Writers Studio Hudson Valley. See available Hudson Valley classes here. Learn more […]

Alum and Advisory Board Member Wins Big

Alum and Advisory Board Member Wins Big

Jennifer Egan’s New York Times Best-Seller “Manhattan Beach” Wins One Book, One New York Competition “After tens of thousands of votes, close to six million social media impressions, and a citywide discussion, New Yorkers have selected the book they want the whole city to read together as part of “One Book, One New York”: Jennifer Egan’s […]

Teacher’s Debut Novel

Teacher’s Debut Novel

Congratulations, Christopher Shade “The Good Mother of Marseille,” the debut novel by Christopher X. Shade, will be published by Paloma Press in early 2019. In the book, it is Marseille’s summer of 2013, and an ensemble of Americans wander and sightsee this dangerous, impoverished yet seductive city in the year of its designation as the […]

Teen Writing Class This Summer

Teen Writing Class This Summer

The Writers Studio Teen Workshop is a creative writing program geared specifically for the needs and passions of teens, based on the successful Writers Studio program for adults. It’s a fun, supportive space for young people to explore fiction and poetry. Every week, students will practice a narrative technique from some of the best contemporary […]

The Writers Studio at 30, an anthology of work by teachers, students, and advisory board is published by Epiphany Editions

The Writers Studio at 30, an anthology of work by teachers, students, and advisory board is published by Epiphany Editions

The Writers Studio, the landmark school for creative writing and thinking founded and directed by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Philip Schultz, celebrates its 30th anniversary with the release of Epiphany Edition’s 400-page anthology, The Writers Studio at 30. The book is a compilation of fiction and poetry by current and former faculty and students, as […]

Philip Schultz “Googling Ourselves” in The New Yorker, October 23, 2017 issue.

Philip Schultz “Googling Ourselves” in The New Yorker, October 23, 2017 issue.

“Googling Ourselves” by Philip Schultz, founder and director of The Writers Studio. October 23, 2017 Issue Googling Ourselves By Philip Schultz Audio: Read by the author. These strangers with my name,busy being kidnapped, embezzled,honored and dying at a frightening rate.The cross-dressing exterminator convicted of rapein Kensington, Ohio, sentencedto 72 years without bail, the policeman killedstopping a burglary […]

Beware The Shitbird

Beware The Shitbird

FIVE PIECES OF WRITING ADVICE FROM PHILIP SCHULTZ BEWARE THE SHITBIRD May 3, 2017  By Emily Temple In 1987, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Schultz founded the Writers Studio, which grew from a casual workshop in a West Village living room to an established school with four locations, online programs, a reading series, and a nonprofit branch that […]

Why We Write, Why We Teach Writing

Why We Write, Why We Teach Writing

Teaching Writing At the Writers Studio By John Maher | May 05, 2017 Photo courtesy of Philip Schultz For many poets, teaching, be it in high schools or M.F.A. programs, is an occupation rather than a vocation—the most sensible way to use their literary knowledge and skills to earn a living. But for Pulitzer Prize–winner […]

A Poem For The Age Of Anger

A Poem For The Age Of Anger

 FEATURED Philip Schultz in Mantua, September 9, 2016. (Basso Cannarsa, Luzphoto) 26MAR 201710:42 OPINIONS The poem by Philip Schultz helps us deal with the age of the anger Nicola Lagioia , writer In recent weeks, the poet and American novelist Philip Schultz was in Italy for a brief round of introductions. Pulitzer Prize Winner in […]

WNYC, “The Leonard Lopate Show”

Philip Schultz reads two selections from his recent book-length poem, Living in the Past. He’s the founder and director of The Writers Studio, and a former director of NYU’s Graduate Creative Writing program. His work has been published widely, in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Nation, The New Republic and other magazines and journals. Music: […]