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Readings and Events

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San Francisco February 23, 2018

Writers Studio Level Faculty Members & Master Class Students

Friday, February 23, 2018, 7 p.m.

East Bay Booksellers, 5433 College Avenue, Oakland, CA
Readings by Mark Peterson, Lorraine Babb, and Cecile Barlier


NYC February 25, 2018

Writers Studio Level Faculty Members & Master Class Students

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 7 p.m.
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, New York
Readings by Joel Hinman, Rachael Nevins, Christopher Shade, Iris Lee Stoler, and Anamyn Turowski
Free (1 drink minimum)


NYC March 1, 2018

Poetry Society of America Celebrates Federico Garcia Lorca

PSA, Alfred A. Knopf, and The New School celebrate the publication of Poet in Spain by Federico Garcia Lorca, New Translations by Sarah Avio (Knopf, 2017). Philip Schultz joins Sarah Arvio, Roberto Montes, Cyrus Cassells, and others to read from the collection and share reflections on the influence of this beloved poet.

The New School, 66 West 12 Street, NYC. Details here.


Tampa March 7-10, 2018

The Writers Studio at AWP

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs

Tampa Convention Center
& Marriott Tampa Waterside

Tampa, Florida

Pick up a tee shirt, an anthology, and say hi.

Visit us at Booth 448


Tucson March 10-11, 2018

The Writers Studio at Tucson Festival of Books

University of Arizona

Stop and say hi, learn more about our Tucson and Online Workshops

Visit us at Booth 117


NYC March 17, 2018

The Writers Studio at The New York Public Library

Saturday, March 17, 1:00 – 3: 00 PM

“On Writing: When the Needle is Stuck”

Lecture by Christopher X. Shade

Having trouble writing in these times? Unsure how to really get started, though you’ve started hundreds of times? Is the project escaping you? How to re-orient the compass needle. Join us in learning how the Writers Studio Method can help your writing break free of uncertainty with an emphasis on narrative voice.

Free. More details here.

NYC March 25, 2018

Writers Studio Faculty Members & Master Class Students

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 5 pm
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York (between Thompson & Sullivan)
With readings by Lisa Bellamy, Nancy Connors, Lesley Dormen, Judy Gerbin, and Lucinda Holt
Admission: $8 (+ 1 drink)


NYC April 15, 2018

Writers Studio Faculty Members & Master Class Students

Sunday, April 15, 2018, 5 pm
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York
With readings by Lisa Badner, Julianne Bond, Isabelle Deconinck, Therese Eiben, and Michele Herman
Admission: $8 (+ 1 drink)


Writers Studio Celebrates Launch of Luxury by Founder/Director Philip Schultz

With Evening Discussion and Reading Featuring  Acclaimed Poet Phil Schultz and Editor/Poet Jill Bialosky

Friday, January 19, 7pm
The Strand Book Store; 828 Broadway at East 12th Street, New York

Acclaimed poet Philip Schultz (The Wherewithal, Failure, Living In The Past), visits Strand’s rare book room to discuss his latest book, Luxury, with editor and poet Jill Bialosky

Buy a copy of Luxury or a $15 gift card in-store at the Strand’s main floor registers or at the door to attend.

Admit one.


Writers Studio Level Faculty Members & Master Class Students

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6 p.m.

Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
Readings by Kathie Jacobson, Tamara Schuyler, and Tristan Silverman


The Writers Studio Celebrates Pushcart Press

Friday, November 17, 7pm
The Strand Book Store; 828 Broadway at East 12th Street, New York

With readings by: Jim Shepard, Grace Schulman, Chase Twichell, and Jai Chakrabarti.

Buy a copy of Pushcart Prize XLII or a $15 gift card in-store at the Strand’s main floor registers or at the door to attend.

Admit one.