Celebrating the Written Word

Join the fun in our Winter Workshops!

Winter session: January 16 to March 28

We have a full schedule of workshops for adults, teens, and kids, both in-person and online via Zoom.

Specials for Adults:

Imagination & Inspiration – 6 weeks only with Katya Kazbek
Humor is back! – 8 weeks only with Colleen Markley

And for writers well on their way to completed drafts, two invitation-only classes:
Continuing Your Novel and Revising Your Manuscript

Plus workshops in memoir, short fiction, poetry, and our multi-genre Adult Writers Circles

For Children and Teens:

We have a full roster of classes in person in Summit and South Orange, NJ and weekday virtual options, now including — by popular demand! — our very first virtual Story Magic class for 3rd to 5th graders.

See our Full Schedule and

Register Today

Writers Circle Gift Certificates - Give the Gift of CreativityWriting is a Gift

The Writers Circle’s Gift Certificates can be applied to any of our workshops or special events. Available in any denomination, they are the perfect way to support the writer in your life.

Give the gift of creativity.


Great Events Coming in 2024

Our events are both in-person and online – and you’re certain to find one that appeals to you, no matter where you are in your writing journey:

2024 Winter Mini-Retreat

January 7, 9am-4pm

Get cozy with your writing in our one-day winter retreat. Write in the casual comfort of the Co-Co in convenient, downtown Summit, NJ. Join us for creativity-sparking prompts & craft sessions, writing project planning & goal-setting, and plenty of time to write throughout the day.

Start 2024 off write!



How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Writing World with JANE FRIEDMAN

February 4, 2-4pm, via Zoom

After her own harrowing experience in August 2023 with the destructive and dangerous power of Artificial Intelligence, publishing guru Jane Friedman joins The Writers Circle to discuss how artificial intelligence is impacting the literary and publishing world. She will share her experience as well as the opportunities, challenges, and dangers of this new reality for all of us.



The Ins and Outs of Creating Your Own Audiobook

April 14, 2-4pm, via Zoom

We all dream of having our novels turned into an audiobook read by a famous narrator. But you don’t have to wait for a big publishing deal to make that dream a reality. Join Audivita Founder and CEO David Wolf and Mark Shipman, Director of Audiobook Production, to discover how audiobooks are made and how even you, the author, can do it yourself.