We teach the craft of writing in a way that is clear, practical, and inspiring. Explore our wide variety of courses for adults and teens, as well as our One-on-One options. New classes are starting all the time, in NYC and Online.
Here you will learn how to navigate the ins-and-outs of the publishing business and you’ll write (and refine) the most important selling tool for your book—the query letter. All under the guidance of an established literary agent.
Award-winning thriller author John Gilstrap presents a day-long seminar on the construction of intelligent commercial fiction. What makes for a strong plot? How do you take cardboard characters and give them life on the page? Through lively lectures and writing exercises, students get a peek at the skeleton that gives structure to the stories that keep us reading long into the night.
According to common wisdom, we all have a book inside of us. But how do we select and then write our most significant story, the one that helps us to evolve and invites pure creativity into our lives, the one that people line up to read? In Rewrite Your Life: Transform Your Facts into Powerful Fiction , creative writing professor, sociologist, TEDx presenter, and popular fiction author Jessica Lourey (MA, MS) takes you step-by-step through the redemptive process of crafting and selling an experience-based novel.
WxW hosts multi-day writing workshops for people interested in writing fiction, nonfiction, memoir and poetry. The workshops are taught by nationally known, published authors, who are adept at teaching the craft of writing to all levels of student. In addition, participants
Adventure workshops combine the inspiration of the outdoors with writing exercises and craft talks in a unique setting. Whether you are an accomplished outdoor adventurer or have never been beyond your own backyard, these workshops promise to get you out
7:00—Readings by Dan Chaon; Jourdan Imani Keith. ( Downtown at the Northwind Arts Center , 701 Water Street.)
Theresa Barker is a graduate of the Goddard MFA in Creative Writing program and she writes literary speculative fiction and poetry. Her short stories have appeared in the anthology Shaking the Tree, Keen Science Fiction, and other publications. She co-curates a monthly reading series in Seattle for experimental and SF/F work.
Find details about every creative writing competition—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, grants for translators, and more—that we’ve published in the Grants & Awards section of Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year. We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it in the Writing Contests database, the most trusted resource for legitimate writing contests available anywhere.
Find the perfect audience for your poems, stories, essays, and reviews by researching over one thousand literary magazines. In the Literary Magazines database you’ll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, contact information—everything you need to know before submitting your work to the publications that share your vision for your work.
Our spring issue, Creative Nonfiction #63: “How We Teach,” reaches far beyond the traditional classroom. Contributors travel to the kitchen, to rehab centers, to the dentist’s office, and as far as Saudi Arabia in these stories about making a meaningful impact.
Plus, immersion artist Ted Conover on the importance of talking with people on the other side of the political divide; Sheryl St. Germain’s argument for broadening the scope of the creative writing MFA; teaching writing in twenty minutes a day; tiny truths; and more.
Code: JY17-M36 Both artwork and literature tell stories, express feelings, and share dreams. Both are part of the world of books. In this class we will explore ways in which… View More
Code: JY17-R05 Take part in wonderful magical adventures from the Magic Tree House: Merlin Mission Adventures series, designed for the slightly older, more advanced Magic Tree House fan! Join Annie… View More