The Writers Studio- Celebrating “Poetry Daily” at Powerhouse Arena & Writing Courses

THE WRITERS STUDIO- Celebrating “Poetry Daily” at Powerhouse Arena & Writing Courses
“Celebrating 26 years of helping writers reach their potential”

>> “THERE’S ONLY ONE REASON TO WRITE POETRY: TO CHANGE THE WORLD.” – Philip Levine, as quoted by Mark Levine.

>> DON’T MISS OUR LAST READING OF THE SEASON: A CELEBRATION OF “POETRY DAILY” AT POWERHOUSE ARENA (DUMBO), SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 5 P.M. 
Major Jackson (Holding Company; winner of a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship) and Pulitzer-Prize poet & founder/director of The Writers Studio Philip Schultz will be joined by Sophie Cabot Black (The Descent: Poems), Korean-American poet Cathy Park Hong (Engine Empire), James Lasdun (Give Me Everything You Have: On Being Stalked), and Dennis Nurkse (A Night in Brooklyn) to celebrate one of the largest online anthologies of contemporary poetry. The event is free and will take place at The PowerHouse Arena, 37 Main St., Dumbo, Brooklyn. F to York St. or A/C to High St). FACEBOOK 

>> “DYNAMIC, INSPIRING, INVIGORATING, SUPPORTIVE. The Writers Studio seemed to me to have all the qualities one could possibly wish for in a writing school.”- James Lasdun. Jumpstart your writing before the summer by joining a 10-week workshop in Fiction & Poetry.
ONLINE LEVEL I, taught by Anamyn Turowski (nominated for a Pushcart Prize this year), begins Wednesday, May 1
ONLINE LEVEL I, taught by Yetsuh Frank, begins Monday, May 6
NYC LEVEL I, taught by Whitney Porter, begins Monday May 6
NYC LEVEL I, taught by Elliot Satsky, begins Monday, May 13
COMPLETE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES | TO REGISTER. 

>> YOU CAN JOIN OUR CRAFT CLASS AT ANY TIME: NEW CYCLE BEGINS THIS WEEK. In this 9-week program, you learn to recognize the techniques writers use to achieve their literary goals and how to apply these techniques to your own writing. This session, we will be reading works by fiction writers Carol Shields, Grégoire Bouillier and poet David Wojahn, among others, and welcome two guest speakers: James Lasdun and Edward Hirsch.  You can attend the classes in person or simply access them through podcasts. Check out our current reading list.
COMPLETE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES | TO REGISTER. 

>> SPECIAL OFFER TO THE WRITERS STUDIO COMMUNITY: GET 20% OFF MOST EVENTS AT PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE, taking place in NYC, April 29-May 5 (Code: PEN13).

This year’s festival invites writers from around the globe to explore bravery in art, politics and everyday life.  Featuring

Nadeem Aslam, Paul Auster, Judith Butler, Henri Cole, Eduardo Galeano, Joy Harjo, Aleksandar Hemon, A.M Homes, Jamaica Kincaid, Ursula Krechel, Lewis Lapham, Fran Lebowitz, Claudio Magris, Téa Obreht, Salman Rushdie, Mikhail Shishkin, Sapphire, Sonia Sotomayor, Charles Simic, Andrew Solomon, Naomi Wolf, and many others.
For a complete festival schedule, visit: WORLDVOICESFESTIVAL.ORG


www.writerstudio.com / 212-255-7075 / TWITTER / FACEBOOK / question@writerstudio.com

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