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 […]

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: […]