John Johnson Releases New Poetry Website
Our student John Johnson recently started a new website to house his poetry, called Poems Over Coffee. All of the poetry on John’s site was written in Writers.com courses with Susan Vespoli, Tina Barry, and Jonathan McClure. Congratulations, John! Check out Poems Over Coffee! »
Susan Vespoli Interviews with Wild Writing Family
Our instructor Susan Vespoli recently interviewed with Wild Writing Family, where she discussed her writing process and read some of her recent poetry publications. Watch Susan's interview here! »
Barbara Henning Selected as “Pick of the Week” in Best American Poetry
Congratulations to instructor Barbara Henning, whose poem “Here We Are” was selected as “Pick of the Week” by Best American Poetry. Read Barbara's poem here! »
Rudri Patel Interviews Anjali Enjeti in Electric Lit
Instructor Rudri Patel recently interviewed author Anjali Enjeti, author of the recent essay collection Southbound: Essays on Identity, Inheritance, and Social Change. Check out their wonderful conversation in Electric Lit! Read here »
Rudri Patel Publishes in Moonpark Review
Congratulations to Rudri Patel, who published her flash piece “Ganesh and Southern Maid Donuts” in Moonpark Review. Read Rudri's piece here! »
Marc Olmsted Interviews with Parrot Literary Corner
Marc Olmsted held a lovely interview with Parrot Literary Corner where he talked all things poetry, Buddhism, and Allan Ginsberg. Watch the full interview here! »
Barbara Henning Publishes New Book of Prompts
Congratulations to instructor Barbara Henning, who recently published her book of writing prompts with Spuyten Duyvil Publishing. Barbara’s prompts come from her years of teaching with Long Island University, Naropa, various teaching centers, and Writers.com. Learn more about Barbara's Prompt Book! »
Liz Mayers Publishes in Funny-ish
Congratulations to Liz Mayers, whose humorous short story “Come Eat A Little Of The Forbidden Fruit” was published in Little Old Lady Comedy. Liz wrote her piece last Summer in Giulietta Nardone’s Humor is the New Black! Congratulations to Liz Mayers, whose humorous short story “WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU IF YOU WATCH TOO MUCH DATELINE” was published in Funny-ish. Liz wrote her piece last Summer in Giulietta Nardone’s Humor is the New Black! Read WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU IF YOU WATCH TOO MUCH DATELINE »
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3Elements Literary Review is accepting literature that combines the following 3 elements: “trapeze, pinprick, calico.” The journal is open to submissions from all genres, and enjoys works that are experimental and creative. Submissions are due August 31st.
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Learn how to draw inspiration and material from your life experiences or those of people you know, or want to know, to craft compelling, publishable memoirs, personal essays, autobiographical novels and short stories, and/or narrative poetry.
Learn to depart from “what really happened,” and write compelling fiction from your own life experiences.
Poetry is a powerful method for healing and happiness. Write poems about gratitude and hope in our intimate, live-video writing circles, with instructor Susan Vespoli.
Take the whirlwind tour! Learn the conventions of eight major fiction genres, try them out, and figure out your niche.
As a prison volunteer for 20 years, Gloria Kempton has met many anti-heroes. In this course, you’ll receive feedback on your story antagonists.
Over eight weeks, you’ll develop a solid basis in the fictional elements—protagonist, setting, secondary characters, point of view, plot, and theme—while you develop the outline of your novel. You’ll receive feedback at all stages from your fellow writers and your instructor.
Get a good start on a novel in just ten weeks, or revise a novel you’ve already written. Free your imagination, move steadily ahead and count the pages!
For those who want to kick start their writing into high gear.
In this fun, transformative four-week program, get tips and techniques to bring out your courage to publish a story in print or online.
A four-week class, melding the language mind with the sensual: How to turn detailed observation into a poem. With Marc Olmsted.