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“Celebrating 25 years of helping writers reach their potential”
CONGRATULATIONS TO PLOUGHSHARES WHICH CELEBRATED ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY LAST FRIDAY WITH A ROUSING READING BY NICK FLYNN, YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA, MARGOT LIVESEY, JIM SHEPARD, and ELIZABETH STROUT. Stay tuned for our next event, celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Writers Studio and the work of Global Goods Partners, a non profit organization that works with women artisans in the Global South. The double celebration will take place on May 11, 2012 at The Players Club and will feature readings by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Edward Hirsch, Julie Otsuka, Philip Schultz, Jean Valentine, Jill Bialosky as well as true stories from the women who work with Global Goods Partners.
20-30% DISCOUNT FOR WRITERS STUDIO MEMBERS ON MOST TICKETED EVENTS AT PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE (New York City, April 20-May 6, 2012). Use code: “Literature” when ordering tickets. 100 writers from 25 nations convene in New York to celebrate the power of the written word in action. With Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster, Michael Cunningham, E. L. Doctorow, Jennifer Egan, Aleksandar Hemon, Etgar Keret, Tony Kushner, Claire Messud, Herta Müller, Francine Prose, Salman Rushdie, Luc Sante, Marjane Satrapi, and many more. For more information, go to: http://www.pen.org/festival
READ A REVIEW OF LISA BELLAMY’S CHAPBOOK, NECTAR, in PANK MAGAZINE. Lisa Bellamy is a poet and longtime teacher at The Writers Studio.
CONGRATULATIONS TO SHELLEY STACK AND KATHLEEN HANSEN. Shelley Stack’s story “How We Play” was just published by Euphony Journal, and Kathleen Hansen’s story, “A Note to My Successor” went live yesterday on Per Contra magazine website. Both are students of Lucinda Holt. To read more about students’ recent achievements, click here.
LET THE EXPERTS TEACH YOU THE CRAFT: SPRING CLASSES START NOW. The Writers Studio was founded 25 years ago on the belief that when the desire to write is strong enough, anyone can learn the craft necessary for full creative expression.
Are you a fiction writer who likes the flexibility and intimacy of an online class? Take…
ONLINE 10-WEEK WORKSHOPS IN FICTION AND POETRY:
Online Level I, taught by Anamyn Turowski, begins April 25, 2012
Online Level I,taught by Lorraine Babb, begins April 26
Are you a poet or fiction writer living in New York City who wants the stimulation of a live workshop? Take…
NYC 10-WEEK WORKSHOPS IN FICTION AND POETRY:
NYC Level I, taught by Elliot Satsky, begins April 23, 2012
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THE SUMMER CRAFT CLASS READING LIST IS POSTED: REGISTER FOR OUR CRAFT CLASS AND HONE YOUR SKILLS AS A WRITER. In this popular 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 are reading works by Darin Strauss, Ron Padget (2012 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Robin Black, John Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, and Rita Dove, among others. Register now, and you may attend these historic classes, or listen to the podcasts or both. Current reading list.
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