TWC's weekly workshops
inspire, support and encourage writers
at every stage and age.

for children & teens
our innovative approach uses movement, music, role-playing, tactile observation and group dynamics to actively engage students
in the creative experience of writing.

for adults
morning and evening classes, mixed genre
and specialized workshops. Ongoing critique, community and inspiration move each writer toward their own best work.

TWC's instructors
are all professionals who know
their way around words.

About The Writers Circle
Speaker Series & Events
TWC News

Our winter session runs from January 12 until March 28 with weekly workshops for children and adults that inspire, support and encourage. New workshops, or returning to the schedule after a brief absence:




Plus our full lineup of workshops for writers at every stage and age. Don't miss out


Register Today!


The Writers Circle is turning FIVE years old!

In January 2015, The Writers Circle will celebrate its fifth anniversary. It's been quite a journey, so we've prepared a full History of The Writers Circle along with our fresh website redesign. Take a look at all we've how we've grown over the years.


old postcard
TWC Original Postcard, circa 2010


2012 postcard
TWC Postcard 2012


2014 postcard
TWC Postcard 2014

TWC's 2014-15 Speaker Series
Coming in March...
Publishing Matchmakers:

an open discussion with Literary Agents
Liza Dawson, Tamar Rydzinski & Marietta B. Zacker

The right agent can make the difference between publication and languishing in obscurity. Through their carefully honed relationships, these publishing professionals can open doors and help you create a writing career. But first you have to find the perfect match for your work - someone who will "fall in love" with your writing. Learn what attracts agents, what turns them off, and how to better your matchmaking chances in this panel discussion that you've all been clamoring for!

March 8, 2015
2:00-4:00 PM
at MONDO, 426 Springfield Ave.
Summit, NJ



Missed Brendan Deneen talking about "From Page To Screen" at TWC?


Never fear, our recap is here!



The Writers Circle Summer Creative Writing Intensives 2015




The Writers Circle's Summer Creative Writing Intensives have outgrown our Summit home and are moving to Drew University for 2015. We're already busy planning a fantastic program with lots of great instructors, special guests and much more. Registration will open soon, but save the dates!


  • Week 1: July 27 - July 31
  • Week 2: August 3 - August 7
  • Week 3: August 10 - August 14


Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2015 Deadline is TODAY!

TWC is sponsoring our youth writers for the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. These annual awards for students in grades 7-12 provide regional and national recognition as well as $10 million in scholarships. Last year, several TWC students won regional awards and we sponsored our very first national gold medal winner, teen student Colleen Risavy!


Scholastic Gold Medal

Students should speak with their TWC instructors to polish their work before submitting. Leave plenty of time for revising!

Don't miss out on this fabulous opportunity.


The Writers Circle Journal is now closed for submission!

DEADLINE was December 13, 2014

For current and past TWC students.



Thanks to everyone who submitted their writing and art to the 5th issue of The Writers Circle Journal Online.

Our editorial staff will be reviewing your work soon.