Writers In Neighborhoods & Schools

Writers in Neighborhoods & Schools (WINS) workshops and programs equip people of any age, background, or walk of life with the tools to write their story!

Rail Writers 2018

204 young writers.
11 partner venues.
3 neighborhoods.
20 rides.
1 amazing summer of Rail Writers.

This is Rail Writers 2018. This is The Writer’s Garret.

Become a Sustaining Donor

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

Thank you, community partners!

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

Spring Programs and Workshops Now Open!

Creative nonfiction, romance, revision, fairy tale poetry, and many more workshops lie ahead! Check out the programs coming this spring:

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.

Jan. 26: Spring Open House

You’re invited to kick off the new year with The Writer’s Garret! Join us on Saturday, January 26th, 1pm-4pm, as we celebrate the goals we’ve accomplished in 2018 and preview the exciting new projects that lie ahead this year for WINS, Rail Writers, Write to Heal, spring workshops, and more. Join us for live music, readings, drinks, and refreshments!

Spring Workshops Are Now Open for Registration!

Take a look at the exciting adult programs and workshops on the roster for Spring 2019. Creative nonfiction, fairy tale poetry, revision, managing submissions, and lots more from instructors like Julianne McCullagh & Bill Marvel, Christopher Stephen Soden, Logen Cure, Amanda Arista, and more.

“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

Soup’s On! Strickland/Harvey, Gann, & McNabb

Stone Soup Poetry Workshop

Stone Soup Prose & Poetry Workshop

Spring Open House

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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!

Volunteer

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.