The Writers Studio hosts readings and events throughout the year both in-person and via live video. The Writers Studio Reading Series features prominent writers such as Zadie Smith, Joy Harjo, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Sharon Olds, and publications such as the Pushcart Prize and the Kenyon Review. We also showcase our students and teachers in readings devoted entirely to their work. Enjoy videos of our events on our YouTube channel and stay informed of our social meet-ups, free introductory classes, book fairs, literary festivals, and other events by subscribing to our newsletter.

The Writers Studio Celebrates Pushcart 2024 [Watch the Video]

The Writers Studio Celebrates Pushcart 2024 [Watch the Video]

The Writers Studio Reading Series celebrated the Pushcart Prize XLVIII: Best of the Small Presses 2024 on Sunday, January 21 at 6 pm ET/ 3 pm PT. This free, virtual reading featured poetry and fiction from the 48th annual edition of the most celebrated literary series in America published by Bill Henderson. Lisa Bellamy, Lakiesha Carr,…

Edward Hirsch’s 100 Poems to Break Your Heart Celebration

Edward Hirsch’s 100 Poems to Break Your Heart Celebration

Sunday, November 7 at 7 pm (EST) Join a star-studded lineup of poets, including Joy Harjo, Garrett Hongo, Yusef Komunyakaa, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, and Natasha Trethewey, to celebrate award-winning poet and advocate Edward Hirsch’s newly published 100 Poems to Break Your Heart. In this inspiring anthology, Hirsch selects some of the most moving…