The Isabelle Deconinck Scholarship
The Writers Studio is pleased to offer a scholarship in memory of beloved Writers Studio student and teacher Isabelle Deconinck. A gifted writer, Isabelle Deconinck was awarded fellowships in fiction from the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation (Taos, NM) and her fiction appeared in “Five Points,” “Epiphany” and “KGB Lit.” She was dedicated to The Writers Studio, as both a teacher for…
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Lynn Schmeidler to Publish Debut Short Story Collection
This spring Lynn Schmeidler, former Writers Studio student, will publish her debut short story collection “Half-Lives,” winner of Autumn House Press’s Rising Writer Prize. Matt Bell, author of Appleseed, says, “Lynn Schmeidler’s Half-Lives is an extraordinary debut, an endlessly smart, endlessly cool, endlessly moving collection full of evocative desire and wonder.” Congratulations, Lynn! Half-Lives is available for…
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The Writers Studio and Dyslexic Advantage Sponsor Young Writers Awards
The Writers Studio—in partnership with Dyslexic Advantage—is sponsoring the 10th anniversary Karina Eide Young Writers Awards. Over $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to K-12 young dyslexic writers. Applicants must be dyslexic, and submissions may be from 17 to 700 words. We accept poems, short stories, fan fiction, and excerpts from longer works. Student…
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