The Mushroom Hunter by Doug Lawson

The Mushroom Hunter by Doug Lawson

“The Mushroom Hunter” was originally published in Glimmer Train Stories, Issue #89 (Dec 2013) It was the winner of the Glimmer Train Stories 2012 Fiction Open competition I remember I grabbed the table first. Then I stood up and hung onto the swaying wall....
The Bees Laugh by Phil Jason

The Bees Laugh by Phil Jason

This is an excerpt from the short story The Bees Laugh, originally published in Prairie Schooner. The bees are transcending. They are leaving their bodies behind in green grassy fields behind my house. Everyone thinks they’ve died, but in actuality, they’re part of...
Words and Wine

Words and Wine

Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m. 700 Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902 (across from WriterHouse) Tickets: $50 It’s time for Words and Wine, the signature annual fundraiser for WriterHouse, an organization whose mission is to promote the creation and...
Instructor Spotlight with John Most

Instructor Spotlight with John Most

John Most is an accomplished poet with a Ph.D in Media Philosophy. His work has appeared in Jacket, Lungfull!, The Continental Review, Coconut, and Big Bridge. He is the author of Persephone, Atelier, and Field. This fall John will teach the Advanced Poetry Workshop....
Annual Fiction Contest Winners Announced!

Annual Fiction Contest Winners Announced!

C-Ville Weekly and WriterHouse Annual Fiction Contest Winners Announced! Winner Home by Gail South Eric curbed the old Chevy next to the sidewalk. He glanced around to make sure no one was close, then tugged off his T-shirt—gritty with sweat and muck from digging in...
A-TERM Courses

A-TERM Courses

“A” Term August 2016 Classes UVA has its “J” term, the intensive January mini-semester in which students can make up class credits and add to their graduation requirements. This summer, WriterHouse is hosting an “A” term, a mini-semester in the first week of August...
JMRL The Big Read Poetry Contest Winners!

JMRL The Big Read Poetry Contest Winners!

Anchorage   My mother says minutes after I was born, while the doctor was stitching between her legs, he and my father talked of salmon fishing. How in Alaska, there’s nothing better. How, if you find a sweet spot, you can stand and hook them all day. You can...
Birthday Party!

Birthday Party!

WriterHouse invites you to join us for a celebration of our 8th birthday. 8 years ago, WriterHouse was created by writers, for writers. Our mission has been dedicated to the love of the literary arts in our community and we hope that, with your help, we can continue...