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THE WRITERS STUDIO – Therese Eiben, whose story “Pass the Baby” was chosen guest judge Anne Tyler as the Honorable Mention winner for the 2018 Curt Johnson Prose Award & Classes & other things

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Writers Studio News May 2015 – students publish, win awards, get into top graduate programs

Writers Studio News May 2015 – students publish, win awards, get into top graduate programs

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Writers Studio March 2015- News & Writing Courses & Published Writers Studio Writers

Writers Studio March 2015- News & Writing Courses & Published Writers Studio Writers

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Writers Studio- Unprecedented Success Aug 28, 2014

Writers Studio- Unprecedented Success Aug 28, 2014

>> THE WRITERS STUDIO WELCOMES YOU BACK FOR THE 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR! We’re looking forward to a year full of workshop classes, fascinating craft classes, intensive tutorials, visiting writers, and more. Our community is worldwide and going strong, and we’re glad to have you join us.
>> IT WAS AN UNPRECEDENTED SUMMER OF SUCCESS BY WRITERS STUDIO STUDENTS:
4 San Francisco students published
3 NYC students published
2 Online students published
1 Tucson student published
Stay tuned for more details in future newsletters.
>> WRITERS STUDIO FACULTY PUBLISH WIDELY.  Eleanor Kedney’s poem “Believing is Seeing” will be published by Lalitamba Magazine, a journal published annually in New York City by Chintamani books. Eleanor is the Director of Branch Studios and teaches the Advanced Workshop in Tucson. Lisa Bellamy’s poem “Note to the Caretaker” is published with Strange Horizons. Lisa teaches Online Level III, Online Advanced Poetry, and Advanced Poetry. 
 
>> DO YOU ALSO WANT TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS WITH YOUR WRITING? JOIN US. Enroll now and study with teachers who are creating an environment of success for their students.
>>CLASSES IN NYC, TUCSON, SAN FRANCISCO, AMSTERDAM AND ONLINE BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER. Register here.

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The Writers Studio- Big Reading In NYC & Writing Courses, & Discount for New Students & Pushcart Prize Comes to Craft Class

IN THE FIRST STORIES I WROTE, I HAD A GENERAL IDEA OF THE MOOD. THE BEST ADVICE I WAS GIVEN EARLY ON WAS … THAT IF I DIDN’T LEARN TECHNIQUE, I WOULD BE IN TROUBLE.” — Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez. The Writers Studio community mourns the loss of Gabriel García Márquez, who passed away Thursday, April 17, at the age of 87.
>> PUSHCART PRIZE COMES TO CRAFT CLASS. Summer Craft Class starts tonight, with Philip Schultz hosting Bill Henderson, the founder and editor of the Pushcart Press. Henderson will talk about what he looks for in the fiction and creative non-fiction he publishes and gives awards to, and Schultz, a former guest poetry editor, will talk about what he looks for in the poems he published. Register now to attend and/or download all nine historic classes.
>> ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED WRITER? ARE YOU READY TO START AT LEVEL II? If you have taken two or more workshops beyond the college level, have published stories or poems, OR have an MFA, you may be eligible to start in Level II in NYC or Online. If you are in NYC, please write to peter@writerstudio.com to apply for a spot in the class, which begins May 5. Or write to joel@writerstudio.com or rachael@writerstudio.com to apply for Online Level II for their classes beginning May 27 and June 5.
 
>> THERE’S STILL TIME TO CELEBRATE SPRING! SIGN UP FOR A CLASS TO EXPLORE THE POEMS AND STORIES WITHIN YOU. 
* NYC I taught by Therese Eiben began Tuesday, April 15. You may register up to two weeks late. <2 spots remain>
* NYC Level II taught by Peter Krass begins Monday May 5Register now.
* Online I taught by Michele Herman begins Monday June 2Register now.
>> LEVEL I IN NEW JERSEY
* NYC I in New Jersey taught by Doris Cheng begins Wednesday, April 30Register now.
>> DISCOUNT FOR NEW STUDENTS. For students new to the school only, we’re offering a discount of $40 for workshop classesThe discount must be taken at the time of registration. The offer expires 5/1/14, so use the discount to sign up for a class now. Use discount code: spring14.

>> BIG READING IN NYC: WRITERS STUDIO FACULTY AND MASTER CLASS STUDENTS READ on Saturday, April 26. Lisa Bellamy, Rebecca Cooney, Lesley Dormen, Rachael Nevins, and Cynthia Weiner will read at 7 pmat the Greenwich House in NYC (46 Barrow Street, between 7th Avenue and Bedford St). For more information, go here.
 
* To find out more about class times and to register, visit our website or call (212) 255-7075.

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THE WRITERS STUDIO- MISSED OUR LAST READING? WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE

THE WRITERS STUDIO- MISSED OUR LAST READING?  WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE
“Celebrating 26 years of helping writers reach their potential”

>> “KEEP AWAY FROM PEOPLE WHO TRY TO BELITTLE YOUR AMBITIONS. 
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” — Mark Twain

>> MISSED OUR LAST READING? WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE. Faculty members LISA BELLAMY, THERESE EIBEN and MICHELE HERMAN and master class students SYLVIE BERTRAND and DORIS CHENG read their work. More information on our reading series.
>> “TRULY, I AM NOT THE SAME WRITER I WAS WHEN I STARTED AT THE WRITERS STUDIO. I am more playful, less fragile and have been able to connect to bolder and more embodied narrators, all as a result of your extraordinary method and the incredibly generous and astute teachers who teach it. To my level IV teacher, I want to thank you for being an outstanding teacher. For your clarity and rigor and the generosity of your insights. I feel as though I passed through something profound in your class, something I can’t quite name, but can feel. And I don’t think I’m mistaken in having felt that change in my classmates as well.” — Trellan Smith, former NYC Master Class student. Read more feedback from our students.

San Francisco Workshop [Financial District] Level I, taught by Lorraine Babb, begins April 2
Online Level I, taught by Anamyn Turowski, begins April 17
NYC Level I, taught by Whitney Porter, begins May 6
The Tucson Workshop Level I, taught by Janelle Drumwright, began March 28
Next Craft Class begins April 23

You can register up to two weeks late.  If you’re not sure which class to join, or have questions, give us a call at (212) 255-7075.  We enjoy speaking to writers and helping them find the class or tutorial that’s right for them.
Complete schedule of classes.

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

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THE WRITERS STUDIO- Reading at Geenwich House Music School & Writing Courses

 
THE WRITERS STUDIO- Reading at Geenwich House Music School & Writing Courses
 
“Celebrating 26 years of helping writers reach their potential”

>> JOIN US FOR A READING ON SATURDAY, MARCH 16 (7 p.m.): Faculty members and master class students LISA BELLAMY, SYLVIE BERTRAND, DORIS CHENG, and MICHELE HERMAN will read at Greenwich House Music School, located at 46 Barrow Street (Between 7th avenue & Bedford Street) in NYC. For those of you who do not know us, this is the perfect opportunity to get a glimpse of what The Writers Studio is all about. 

$5 suggested donation. For more details.


>> “ONE OF THE THINGS I RESPECT ABOUT THE WRITERS STUDIO METHOD IS THAT IT INSPIRES STUDENTS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH BEAUTIFUL WRITING. The writing prompts that I give are based on short excerpts from some of the best contemporary writing; our discussions of the techniques that make these excerpts so successful, so moving to us as readers, are practical and richly specific about how the craft in each piece works. I guide my students to be just as connected and skillful in their own writing” — Rebecca Gee’s NYC Level I begins March 12 and March 27. 

 

>> NYC Level I, taught by Eliot Satsky, begins Monday, March 18
>> NYC Level I, taught by Therese Eiben, begins Tuesday, March 19

>>  “I ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO LET GO OF THEIR IDEAS ABOUT SUCCESS AND FAILURE,  and to give themselves over instead to the exploration of craft and their own process. I believe that craft is the vessel that will take writers furthest. That, plus a sense of humor.” Rachael Nevins’ Online Level I begins March 19.

>> Online Level I, taught by Michele Herman, begins Monday, March 18
>> Online Level I, taught by Whitney Porter, begins Thursday, March 28

>> “WHAT REALLY STOOD OUT TO ME WAS HOW LUCKY I AM TO HAVE YOU AS AN INSTRUCTOR — and to have such a supportive group as the one we’ve had this term! You always emphasize and try to build on what people are doing right, whether in their exercises or in their comments in class–but at the same time know who much to press to move someone forward.” — A student in Lisa Bellamy’s Advanced Poetry Class. Lisa’s NYC Advanced Poetry begins 3/11

>> SPRING WORKSHOPS BEGIN THIS MONTH. Classes are filling up quickly, so make sure to register now to secure the class that is best for you! If you’re not sure which class to join, or have questions, give us a call at (212) 255-7075.  We enjoy speaking to writers and helping them find the class or tutorial that’s right for them.  Complete schedule of classes.

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