June 18-July 18: Join the Summer Library Clean-up!

We’re looking for a handful of dedicated volunteer to help us sort our in-house library. Come in once or as many times as you want! View the schedule and sign up for your slot:

Become a Sustaining Donor

Show your support for our creative writing programs and receive a selection of great gifts and benefits!

This summer: Rail Writers returns!

Rail Writers takes participants on a journey of reading, writing, and exploration, riding the DART to unique neighborhoods, museums and other iconic locations, creating original poems and essays, and staging “impromptu” performances along the rails.

Writers In Neighborhoods & Schools!

The Writer’s Garret connects with people of all ages, walks of life, and communities through Writers in Neighborhoods & Schools WINS!

Thank you, community partners!

Learn more about the friends and collaborators that help our programs take flight!

Stone Soup Peer Critique Groups

Free monthly meetings. Three different spaces to connect with Dallas writers. Seeking constructive feedback on your creative writing in an easygoing workshop environment? Stone Soup is for you.

Library Clean-up June 18th through July 18th

After changing locations and rearranging office spaces over the years, our in-house library is a little out of sorts! This summer, we’re looking for a handful of dedicated volunteers of all ages to help us sort, categorize, and alphabetize our in-house book collection. View the schedule and sign up for your slot:

Become a Sustaining Donor

The Writer’s Garret is committed to providing high-quality programs to community members from every walk of life. Becoming a sustaining donor to The Writer’s Garret helps guarantee a vibrant community of readers and writers in Dallas. Show your support and receive special gifts and benefits!

“Let a man in a garret but burn with enough intensity, and he will set fire to the world.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Upcoming Events

In the Pity: Introduction to Poetry for Veterans and Military Families

Stone Soup Poetry Workshop

Stone Soup Prose & Poetry Workshop

Rail Writers: Deep Ellum Blues


Become a Member

Memberships provide generous discounts on all programs & classes, priority class registration, annual recognition on our website, and exclusive access to valuable online workshops and readings.

Support Us

Your donation increases our ability to share literature and develop writing skills that can change the lives of children and youth, “at risk” populations, adult learners, educators, and members of the community. What’s more: every dollar you give to The Writer’s Garret leverages another $5, so give generously!


Want to make an impact? The Writer’s Garret provides multiple opportunities to become involved in the community through mentoring, tutoring, leadership opportunities, and much, much more.