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 2021 Poetry Contest for Adults Calling all poets! April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by entering our Poetry Contest. The...
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...
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...
Unity Days Poetry Event

Unity Days Poetry Event

Unity Days Poetry Event to Highlight the Power of Writing to Heal On August 9, 2019, from 12:00-1:30 PM, WriterHouse, in partnership with The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative and the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, will host a free poetry writing event open to...
2021 Write On! Summer Camp is here (CANCELLED!)

2019 Write On! Summer Camps Are Here!

Creative Writing Camp for Kids Session I: Monday-Friday, July 8 – July 12, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Session II: Monday-Friday, July 22 – July 26, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SESSION ONE CAMPS:  Grades 6-8: Writing Workshop with Erin JamesDuring this...
A Valentine for WriterHouse

A Valentine for WriterHouse

Member Blog Entry by Cora Schenberg   Today, February 14, I’m sending a Valentine to WriterHouse. For those who hate sappy Valentines, have no fear: Writers know there’s nothing sappy about writing. It’s a messy, risky practice. I’m at work on a memoir that...
When Publishers Fail to Market Your Book

When Publishers Fail to Market Your Book

This post appeared in the August 1, 2018 edition of the WriterHouse Newsletter. Jane is teaching Getting Your Book Published: A Year-Long Master Class  during the fall 2018 term. As may have heard, not all books are adequately marketed by publishers, who may rely...
The Power of Digression

The Power of Digression

Lately, I’ve been editing my own work, trying to put together a collection of short stories I’ve worked on for three years. Revision, for me, involves a lot of cutting. I value clarity to a fault in my early drafts; later I aim to lose the excessive unnecessary...
2021 Write On! Summer Camp is here (CANCELLED!)

2018 Write On! Summer Camps Are Here!

Creative Writing Camp for Kids Session I: Monday-Friday, July 16-July 20, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Session II: Monday-Friday, July 23 – July 27, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SESSION ONE CAMPS:  Grades 6 – 8: Writing Circle with Erin James During this week,...
In Memory of Catherine Clarke Coiner

In Memory of Catherine Clarke Coiner

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, we dedicated our salon to the memory of Catherine Clarke Coiner, a writerhouse member and founder who died after a brief illness in July. Catherine  was an avid, quirky writer with a passion for the arts. She helped lay the groundwork...