Our virtual workshops are Zooming right along!  We are hosting all our workshops and events via Zoom video-conferencing until the threat of COVID-19 has passed. And we’ve added MORE virtual workshops for all ages!

What better way to stay engaged and creative through this surreal moment in time? Stay healthy, everyone.  We’ll get through this – with social distancing – together.

creative writing workshops & community

Celebrating the Written Word – Now in Our 10th Year!

Summer Creative Writing Intensives for Teens who LOVE to write!

It’s official! We’re running virtually this year.

If your teen loves to write, The Writers Circle is the perfect place to hone their craft in a generous, creative environment.

Week 1: July 20-24 | Week 2: July 27-31 | Week 3: August 3-7

Join us for one, two, or all three weeks!


Creative Writing Mini-Camps for rising 1st-7th graders

It’s official! We’re running virtually this year.

This two-hour per afternoon, week-long program is chock-full of writing games, wacky prompts, and more! Our collaborative, energetic environment will lay the foundation for kids to let loose and let the words flow. 

Adult Summer Workshops

introducing Saturday Summer Specials!

One-day workshops for adults that invite you to write all summer long:

June 27: Mining the Journal with Debra Galant in Montclair
July 11: Write in the Woods with Judith Lindbergh in South Mountain Reservation
July 18: Spark Your Creativity with Michelle Cameron in Summit
July 25: Poetry for All with Catherine Doty in Morristown
August 1: Writing from the Landscape of Memory with Natasha Persaud in Maplewood


Weekly Creative Writing Workshops: July 6 – August 15

Short, multi-week workshops perfect for summer

Where Do I Begin? | Adult Writers Circle | Creating Kid Lit | Short Story WritingThe Novel Continuum | Revision Intensive


We’ve Gone Virtual!

TWC is offering tons of new one- and two-session workshops to keep you and your kids writing through COVID-19!

Inter-Generational Workshops
open to adults and teens,


Wild & Wacky creative writing adventures for kids with the awesome Mike Allegra!

Specially priced to make it easy to jump in! Save 10% for two or more workshops.


Special Event: June 7: Tarot for Creatives – back by popular demand!

The tarot has long been a magical tool for predicting the future, and today it’s hotter than ever. But did you know it also can be used to unlock your personal creativity? Join acclaimed tarotist and author Kris Waldherr for a three hour workshop designed to orient you into the mysteries of the tarot. This event will run virtually if we cannot gather in person!



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As our 10th anniversary celebration kicked off, Founder/Director Judith Lindbergh shared her thoughts on how The Writers Circle began and some of the highlights of the last ten years in her blog post:

My Crazy Idea: Reflections on Ten Years of The Writers Circle

We also celebrated our 10th anniversary with a special party that included a retrospective of the past 10 years, along with our students, instructors, and friends – and, of course, cake! Take a glimpse at our photo essay on that wonderful event:

Celebrating TEN Years of Creating Writing and Community