Writerhouse, Inc.

Rating: 4.9 stars   29 reviews


PO Box 222 Charlottesville VA 22902 USA


WriterHouse provides affordable, secure workspace and meeting space, high quality writing instruction, and literary events for the public.

Target demographics:

All ages, all writing levels, all genres of creative writing.

Geographic areas served:

Charlottesville/Albemarle County and vicinity


Provided work and meeting space for approximately 250 members for a total of about 1,000 hours in 2014, costs include 50% of facility and telephone expenses.

provided writing instruction through 60 classes and seminars ranging in duration from 4 to 20 hours. Total enrollment in 2014 instructional programs was 418. Costs include 20% of facility and telephone expenses, 100% of payroll, and 100% of class expenses.

hosted over 40 public literary and art events attended by approximately 1000 people in 2013. Costs include 20% of facility and telephone expenses and 100% of visiting author and event expenses.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Three years ago, my writing group decided we needed a "clubhouse"--a place to write and to share our work. We had an inkling that there might be others in our community who would also like a place to gather, so we started WriterHouse. From those initial seven members, we're closing in on 200 now, with nearly 50 classes and workshops a year and monthly author events and member gatherings. This organization has more than fulfilled our dream of community. I've watched as books are written and published, friendships form and flourish, minds are opened and filled, and new writers read their work in front of an audience. I can't imagine a more supportive and nurturing environment for the literary arts.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have a network of new writing friends, I've been able to meet some of my favorite authors (and my new favorite authors), I've taken classes with amazing instructors, I won a writing contest I would never have entered, and it goes on and on and on.

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