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Here’s what some of our students are saying about WriterHouse:


“What I enjoy most about my experience with WriterHouse is the support of a writing tribe.”

“Sunny and comfortable. Glad there’s coffee!”

“I like the space and time dedicated to the effort of writing. I like the quiet.”

“I am just so glad WriterHouse exists. I am grateful to have a place to come and write and be around writers.”

“I am a huge WriterHouse fan. Thank you for fostering this unique community; it’s completely revolutionized what has otherwise been a relatively lonely hobby for me.”

“Great institution. Love the camaraderie, the exchange of knowledge, the feedback. No way I would have started writing in this way without WriterHouse.”

“WriterHouse is incredible–such an asset to this community.”


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April Weekly writing prompt

April Weekly writing prompt

As part of the #TheWrite2Heal series of events, for the month of April WriterHouse established a weekly prompt to help our community maintain a writing practice in these challenging times. We hope that these prompts helped you channel your feelings in a productive...

2020 Write On! Summer Camps have been cancelled due to COVID-19

2020 Write On! Summer Camps have been cancelled due to COVID-19

Creative Writing Camp for Kids Session I: Monday-Friday, July 6 - July 10, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Session II: Monday-Friday, July 13 - July 17, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SESSION ONE CAMPS: Grades 6-8: Writing Workshop with Erin James During this week, young...

Poetry Contest for Adults

Poetry Contest for Adults

As part of the #TheWrite2Heal series of events, WriterHouse once again joins with the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to co-sponsor the 2020 Poetry Contest for Adults SUBMISSION PERIOD EXTENDED! Calling all poets! April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by...