An Evening with Lauren Acampora & Sandra Newman

Lauren Acampora’s first novel, The Paper Wasp, was published by Grove Atlantic in June 2019. It’s been named a Best Summer Read by The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, ELLE,... Read more »

True Fiction: A Masterclass in the Art and Craft of Nonfiction Storytelling with Mark Dery

​Hemingway rewrote the ending of A Farewell to Arms39 times. Asked what had stumped him, he replied, “Getting the words right.” Is that what it takes to be a great writer? Was... Read more »

Poetry Workshop: Out There, In Here: Mysteries of the Ekphrastic w/Fred Marchant

​As a response to a work of visual art, the ekphrastic poem inevitably goes far beyond description and often leads poet and reader into all sorts of associations, insights, memories, feelings, revelations.... Read more »

Reading and Writing Social Justice for Poets & Writers with Michael Klein

​This is a one-day, 4 hour intensive class that meets Saturday November 16th 12:30-4:30. Please register at https://www.writerscenter.org/calendar/socialjustice/ At one point in my writing mostly autobiographical poetry and essays/memoir, I got some... Read more »

SHP Presents: Annual War & Peace Reading featuring Pamela Hart & Frances Richey

Eight local poets and writers will read original work responding to war and resistance in current events, art, and history. Submit your original published or unpublished work to jennifer@writerscenter.org Pamela Hart is... Read more »

An Evening with Susan Choi & Helen Phillips

Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction. Her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her third novel, A Person... Read more »

Poetry Master Class with Patrick Donnelly

Layering Story, Feeling, and Thinking Elements: How Understanding the Three Modes of Poetry Can Help Us Write and Revise Our Own Poems with Patrick Donnelly This workshop will explore the defining characteristics,... Read more »

An Evening with Patrick Donnelly, Ron Slate, and Stephanie Strickland

Patrick Donnelly is the author of four books of poetry. Former poet laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts, Donnelly is director of the Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place. Donnelly’s translations with Stephen D.... Read more »

Journalist David Margolick Explores America’s Hidden Racial History

“There are volumes of scholarly works on the Civil Rights Movement, but this book is different. By tracing the two women’s journeys, . . . often in their own words, Margolick artfully... Read more »

Collecting Yourself: Preparing for & Submitting to an Anthology

Anthologies are a terrific way for both established and emerging writers to have their work printed in widely read collections. In this talk writer and editor, CMarie Fuhrman will discuss how editors... Read more »