AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop, LLC is an international creative writing studio located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. AllWriters’ offers online and on-site classes in all genres and abilities of creative writing, as well as coaching and editing services. All are welcome into the community, especially at the Free For All at Cafe De Arts, where three student readers present poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction works.
The Writer’s Block is an independently owned bookstore that sells new books (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, history, science, children’s, and young adult), stationary, toys, and other unique gifts. Located in downtown Las Vegas, the bookstore has a coffee shop and hosts a young writers’ workshop for students ages five to eighteen. Hours are 10:00AM to 7:00PM daily.
The Nomadic Press space in Oakland, California, is part of a 40,000-square-foot complex of nonprofit offices housed in what used to be a church and serves as a small performance, workshop, and informal gallery space for visual, musical, literary, and performing arts. Their Oakland space also serves as gathering spaces for writers, artists, readers, viewers, neighbors, and fellow travelers.
What Cheer Writers Club is a nonprofit organization in downtown Providence supporting Rhode Island’s makers of the written, spoken and illustrated word. They provide networking and career workshops for writers, quiet coworking spaces, and a podcast studio and classes.
Additional services include writing career news from gigs to grants, writing class discounts, local bookstore discounts and even a postal mailing address for your penname. Their hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 6:00PM.
The Tuxedo Project Literary Center opened in September 2017 and hosts writing workshops, book readings, author visits and other events. Once the childhood home of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Stephen Henderson, it has been converted to help build community by providing space for meetings and other organizing activities on the 7100 block of Tuxedo. It is open to the public.
The writers’ residence and literary center is in partnership with Marygrove College and the John L. and James S. Knight Foundation.
Opened in June 2019, the Detroit Writing Room is a cozy coworking space in the heart of Detroit for people to work, write, and create.
Members and guests have access to writing coaches who can offer feedback and editing for business materials or literary works such as fiction, nonfiction, essays, and poetry. The Detroit Writing Room also hosts a variety of events including open mic nights, poetry slams, author talks, and writing workshops.
Room Project is a space for women and nonbinary writers and artists to work individually and collaboratively. They offer a place for new and seasoned writers alike; for people with defined creative projects, and those whose ambitions are still evolving. The space offers a workspace with communal tables, printer, library, and access to podcast equipment with membership fees. There are also events including a regular reading series, writing workshops, and plays.
Melville House Bookstore is located behind the Melville House Publishing office in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn. The bookstore is open Monday to Friday from 10:00PM to 6:00PM and has regular (and free) evening events that start at 7:00PM.
The Writers Place is a literary community center, library, and gathering place for writers, readers, and the general public. The center hosts workshops for teens and adults, as well as readings and open mic nights. In addition to three regular reading series, additional readings are held throughout the year by local, regional, and visiting writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
The Mechanics’ Institute is a leading cultural center that includes a vibrant library, a world-renowned chess program, and a full calendar of engaging cultural events, including author readings, writing workshops, technology classes, civic discussions, book groups, film screenings, and community gatherings. Founded in 1854 to serve the educational and social needs of mechanics—artisans, craftsmen, and inventors—and their families, the Institute today is a favorite of avid readers, writers, downtown employees, chess players, and the twenty-first-century nomadic worker.