THE WRITERS STUDIO- reading, celebrating the Harvard Review at Le Poisson Rouge, Sunday, February 17, 2013 & A WRITER-VOTED SHORT-STORY AND POETRY JOURNAL & Writing Courses

THE WRITERS STUDIO-  reading, celebrating the Harvard Review at Le Poisson Rouge, Sunday, February 17, 2013 & A WRITER-VOTED SHORT-STORY AND POETRY JOURNAL & Writing Courses
“Celebrating 25 years of helping writers reach their potential”
>> CONGRATULATIONS TO LESLEY DORMEN, JOEL HINMAN, PETER KRASS, WHITNEY PORTER, and ELLIOT SATSKY, who read terrific pieces to a packed house this past Sunday at KGB Bar in New York City. Stay tuned for our next reading, celebrating the Harvard Review at Le Poisson Rouge, Sunday, February 17 (5:30 p.m.) with readings by André Aciman, Katherine Vaz, Timothy Donnelly, and Cate Marvin. For more information.

>> OUR STUDENTS PUBLISH: SHERINE GILMOUR‘s poem “Insanity” is published in the inaugural issue of 13Magazine. Sherine is a student in the Writers Studio’s Master Class. Also, two poems by JO ANN BALDINGER, were recently published online — “The Archangel’s Report” in Verdad and “Winter Still Life, Portland” in Cirque. SEAN A. SUTHERLAND‘s poem “Hail,” was accepted for publication in Prick of the Spindle. Jo Ann and Sean are both students in Lisa Bellamy’s Advanced Poetry class. And JAMEZ CHANG‘s short story, “Learning to Drive,” will appear in Underground Voices, 2013 print anthology (December 2013). His poems  “A Separate Air” and “Tyler’s Bottle” will appear in the Winter 2013 issue of Melusine, or Woman in the 21st CenturyJamez is a NYC Level III student.  Read more success stories.

>> I FEEL I AM PASSING ON WHAT I HAVE BEEN GIVEN. Whenever I ask a student to try a new technique or dig deeper or take a risk, it is because that is how my own teachers have worked with me.” – Lisa Bellamy, who teaches online Level III, Online Advanced Poetry and NYC Advanced Poetry. NYC Advanced Poetry workshop begins March 11 and is open to anyone who has completed Level II at the Writers Studio or has either poetry publications, an MFA or at least four post-graduate writing course. To register.

Anamyn Turowski’s Online I began Wednesday, January 16 ❤ spots remain>
Whitney Porter’s Online Level I began Thursday, January 17 <1 spot remains>
Yetsuh Frank’s Online Level I will begin Monday, February 11
Rebecca Gee’s NYC I began Wednesday, January 16 <2 spots remain>
Whitney Porter’s NYC Level I will begin Monday, February 25
To register or view a complete schedule.

>> “YOU DON’T NEED A DIPLOMA OR COLLEGE BACKGROUND TO TAKE CLASSES AT THE WRITERS STUDIO SO IT WAS A PERFECT FIT FOR ME. Eleanor Kedney my teacher, who studied under Philip Schultz, got me out of a long stint of writers block. All the years on the streets and in that world I dreamt of being in a program like this, it seemed impossible, so it has been a place of salvation.” — Isaac Kirkman, on his journey with writing and The Writers Studio. Read the complete article in Out of the Gutter Online Magazine. 

>> A WRITER-VOTED SHORT-STORY AND POETRY JOURNAL: Garrett Doherty, former Mng. Editor and Editor of Crazyhorse, has launched Sixfold journal, a completely writer-voted short-story and poetry journal. The writers who enter vote to decide who wins the $1000, $200, $100 prizes and decide the content of each issue in three rounds of voting, with each writer participating having an equal vote. Full details at

>> WINTER SCHEDULE OF 10-WEEK WORKSHOPS IN FICTION & POETRY BEGAN JANUARY 8 | CRAFT CLASS BEGAN DECEMBER 4 (you can register for it at any time and receive all nine classes). / 212-255-7075 / TWITTER / FACEBOOK /


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