Publishers Weekly Praises Writers Studio Method
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Publishers Weekly Praises Writers Studio Method

“Poet Schultz delves into the written expression of real emotion in this eloquent guide to ‘persona writing,’ or developing a narrative voice and viewpoint different from one’s own. Doing so, he writes, makes it possible to articulate difficult feelings and can provide a shield from the ‘shitbird,’ Schultz’s term for one’s sense of doubt and…

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…

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…

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…

Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan credits The Writers Studio with her writing breakthrough.

Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan credits The Writers Studio with her writing breakthrough.

Jennifer Egan, Writer “I don’t think I’ve ever felt more of a clear triumph, a sense of finally having crossed over a chasm. Published Jan 11, 2016 I was in a writing group, and we would read work aloud every week. And we paid a modest sum to the leader. It was actually Philip Schultz,…