Four Pushcart Nominations for Teacher’s Poetry Collection

Four Pushcart Nominations for Teacher’s Poetry Collection

“The Northway,” a full length collection of poetry and prose poems by Lisa Bellamy, is now available from Terrapin Books. Four poems from this collection have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Read a review in Compulsive Reader here. Purchase the book here. Lisa teaches NYC Level 2. Details here. Read more Writers Studio success stories…

Alum and Advisory Board Member Named President of PEN America

Alum and Advisory Board Member Named President of PEN America

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan became the new president of PEN America, taking leadership of the organization of writers as it mobilizes against mounting dangers for free expression rights in the United States and worldwide. PEN America also announced the completion of a planned unification with an existing PEN center in Los Angeles that will…

Philip Schultz Writing Advice

Philip Schultz Writing Advice

At our school poets discover they’re really fiction writers and vice versa all the time. The right technique gives us permission to be wrong, and bad, and unfair, things we perhaps always longed to be; it allows us to be ourselves, irrevocably. — “Five Pieces of Writing Advice From Philip Schultz,” in Literary Hub. Read more…

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…

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.
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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…