The Writer's Center closed on Thursday, October 18

The Writer's Center staff will be out of the office on Thursday due to electrical work in the building. If you need to reach us, please email info@writer.org or email a staff member directly. Thanks for your patience!

 


Upcoming Events

F. Scott Fitzgerald Festival Honors Richard Russo
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Creating Complex Characters
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Revisiting Rhyme
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Elements of Memoir
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Getting Started: Creative Writing
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Let's Get Ekphrastic: Four Weeks, Four Artworks
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Writing the Cozy Mystery
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Meter Crash Course
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Publishing 101
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Picture Books II: Revision
Thu, 01 Nov 2018
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Grand Reopening Celebration
Fri, 02 Nov 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Point of View
Sat, 03 Nov 2018
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Life Stories Intensive
Sat, 03 Nov 2018
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Your First (or Next) Novel
Sat, 03 Nov 2018
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Gift Of Short Stories
Sat, 03 Nov 2018
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

How to Write a Novel
Wed, 07 Nov 2018
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Beginning Fantasy Fiction
Thu, 08 Nov 2018
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Writing For TV & Film
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

How to Get Your Short Story Published
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

From Novice to Novelist
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Getting Started: Creative Writing
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Washington Writers’ Publishing House Reading
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Veterans Day Reading
Mon, 12 Nov 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Narrative Nonfiction II
Mon, 12 Nov 2018
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Classic Sci-Fi
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

How to Write A Lot
Wed, 14 Nov 2018
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

How to Write a Book Proposal
Thu, 15 Nov 2018
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Joy of Revision
Sat, 17 Nov 2018
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

How to Write a Plot Synopsis
Sat, 17 Nov 2018
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Mystery of Line Breaks
Sat, 17 Nov 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


A TRIBUTE TO RICHARD RUSSO

 

Richard Russo, photo © Elena Seibert

Friday, October 19, 7pm

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference and The Writer’s Center present: Literature Without Borders - A Tribute to Richard Russo. Featuring remarks by Richard Russo and a reflection on his career by acclaimed writer Jennifer Finney Boylan, plus readings by DC authors Patricia Park and Tope Folarin.

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Poet Lore

The brand new issue of Poet Lore has arrived!

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GRAND REOPENING!

 

Help us celebrate new beginnings at The Writer's Center! Join us on Friday, November 2, 5:30-7:30pm for an evening of music, drinks, small bites, and activities designed to reintroduce you to your favorite place to write.

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