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Linda Dahl is now a member of Cambridge Writers Workshop
Oct 6, 2020
Jenny L Attiyeh posted a discussion

Looking for a few fiction writers to join onging Beacon Hill Writers' Circle

We are already an active fiction writing group that meets twice a month on Beacon Hill, and we're looking for a few new members experienced at providing detailed, constructive critiques. We give as well as take this feedback in a friendly and supportive environment. The emphasis here is on the writing, what it's trying to say, where the author needs to dig further. It's not about marketing, promotion or publishing, but about responding to the fiction in ways that the author can hear. Food and…See More
Oct 6, 2020
Rita B. posted a blog post

Apply for an MFA in Creative Writing!

Dear Cambridge Writers' Workshop Students, Alumni, and Faculty,I hope you are having a good week and that this email finds you well.  I wanted to share some good news with you regarding the low-residency International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation (which offers creative writing retreats abroad) and the residential, multi-genre …See More
Oct 6, 2020
Jenny L Attiyeh posted a photo
Feb 2, 2020
Jenny L Attiyeh left a comment for Jan Shafer
"Hi Jan, I recently joined Cambridge Writers Workshop, and I like the way your present yourself in your profile. So I'm wondering if you've met some workshop members in the Cambridge/Boston area who might be interested in getting together…"
Jan 26, 2020
Jenny L Attiyeh commented on Eliana Hechter's blog post Meeting in Cambridge?
"Hi Eliana, I recently joined Cambridge Writers Workshop, and was looking for members who live in the area and have expressed an interest in getting together. Did your post from 2011 lead to any face to face interactions, or group activities? It…"
Jan 26, 2020
Jenny L Attiyeh updated their profile
Jan 26, 2020
Andrew Hirsh updated their profile
Dec 13, 2019
Jenny L Attiyeh posted a status
"Housetraining a new puppy..."
Sep 29, 2019
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Sep 15, 2019
Linda Chavers posted a status
"Writing a speculative fiction novel and trying to submit excerpts!"
Sep 15, 2019
Profile IconKarine Vann, Cynthia Marie, Andrew Hirsh and 11 more joined Cambridge Writers Workshop
Sep 13, 2019
Allison Jarvis and Steve Hluchan are now friends
Sep 13, 2019
Steve Hluchan posted photos
Aug 5, 2019
Donnard Ricardo Sturgis is now a member of Cambridge Writers Workshop
Aug 5, 2019
Dottie Branch updated their profile
Jul 14, 2019


The Cambridge Writers' Workshop is committed to fostering a
community of dedicated writers and supporting creative expression
in the literary arts. Cambridge Writers' Workshop is held
regularly, alternating between in-session writing meetings and
review and feedback meetings for each writer's new work. All
writers from amateurs to professionals who are looking for a
serious writing community are welcome to join.

In addition, the directors offer close attention to and feedback on your writing per consultation basis. 

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Rules for Membership:

1. You must be at least 18 years old.
2. Please fill out all profile questions, including your name, location, phone number and email address. Contact information will be reviewed by the directors of the workshop only.
3. Please submit your writing portfolio either through Submittable or if you have not applied through, please send us a portfolio of your writing copied directly into the body of the email (no attachments please). The sample should include 10 pages of poetry or prose. Please send to both directors:

If you are accepted, you may post and upload further writing to your member page and contribute to the blog and discussion forum, which are only visible to members.


WRITING PROMPT: Royal Serenade

Started by Diana Norma Szokoly, Co-director Jul 8, 2019.

Writing Prompt: January 30, 2019

Started by Kendall Jan 30, 2019.

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Writing Prompt: June 22, 2018

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