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Writing workshops led by Alison Hicks, MFA, following the Amherst Writers & Artists™ method

Private Consultation/Coaching also available—contact Alison to discuss your project and needs

In on-going weekly meetings, we create a community that supports and encourages the creative risk-taking
from which powerful art flows
  • Writing in response to prompts and exercises
  • Reading our writing out loud when we so choose
  • Responding with what stays with us
  • Critiquing work in manuscript when requested
  • Learning to hear, trust and explore our individual voices

Now available!

Alison's new book of poems:
 You Who Took the Boat Out

Beginning and experienced writers welcome: whether you are publishing, have been writing for a while, or are newly exploring possibilities, we offer encouragement and a supportive yet rigorous approach to developing your writing

Two convenient locations:

Delaware County/Main Line
Mondays, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Center City
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Falling Dreams
A chapbook of
poems by
Alison Hicks


Falling Dreams
Stories, Poems and Essays from the Greater Philadelphia Wordshop Studio


Love: A Story of Images,
a novella by
Alison Hicks

Love: A Story of Images

Poems by
Alison Hicks

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Workshops use the Amherst Writers & Artists™ writing group method

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