The Writers Studio- Pulitzer Prize Winner Credits The Writers Studio


When I brought in my breakthrough story, I felt I was carrying a weird animal in my bag. It was the first story I sold. — Jennifer Egan, winner of the Pulitzer Prize
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Credits The Writers Studio for her Breakthrough Moment
in New York Magazine
“I don’t think I’ve ever felt more of a clear triumph, a sense of finally having crossed over a chasm.” –Jennifer Egan, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, for A Visit From The Goon Squad in New York  Magazine, January 11, 2016, discussing her first successful story, written at The Writers Studio .
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Jane Shirley’s short story “The Red Fox” recently won Second Place in Calliope‘s “The Best of Calliope Fiction 2015.” The piece started as an exercise in Lisa Bellamy’s class.

Shirley Sullivan’s short story “Three Quarters Gone” will appear in the Winter 2016 edition of The Fiddlehead. Shirley was a tutorial student with Therese Eiben.Cécile Barlier’s short story “Immersion” is forthcoming in Fall 2016 issue ofSou’wester. Cécile is a student in Mark Peterson’s San Francisco Advanced Workshop.

Susan Tatiner’s poem “The Fitting Room Prom Queen” was recently accepted byThe Voices Project. Susan is a student in Lisa Bellamy’s class.


Young Dyslexic Poets and Writers: Encourage the dyslexics age 7-17 in your life to submit to the Karina Eide Young Writers Awards 2016. Any creative writing welcome — poetry, fan fiction, humor, science fiction, short stories. More details here. Cash awards for kids!

Fiction Writers with Something Ready To Go: Send a story of up to 10,000 words to Literal Latte by January 15 to compete for the K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Award for publication and $1000 award. Details here.

Short Story Writers Who Like Cash Prizes:The North Carolina Writers’ Network will award $1000 to the winner of the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, with consideration for publication in theThomas Wolfe Review. Deadline is January 30. Details here.

Writers Under or Over 30: Epiphany’s Spring Writer’s Contest is open for submissions of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and best prose under 30 until February 15. Details here.

Unpublished NYC PoetsNo, Dear, issue 17 encourages poets in NYC for whom this will be your first publication to submit poems on the theme of “Document” for their next issue. Deadline is February 15, 2016. Please include your neighborhood of residence. Details here.

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