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Upcoming Classes

  • How to Start and Run a Writing Group with Joseph Scapellato

    How to Start and Run a Writing Group with Joseph Scapellato

    The idea of this one-session class is to jumpstart a writing group—an independent community of writers who regularly meet (virtually or in real life) to give helpful, generative feedback on one another’s work, to offer friendship, support, and advice, and to make the journey of being a writer more doable.

  • June is Not Enough: An LGBTQ+/Queer Nonfiction Writing Class with Jeremy Owens

    June is Not Enough: An LGBTQ+/Queer Nonfiction Writing Class with Jeremy Owens

    Join us IN-PERSON — You will be expected (and pushed) to create your bravest, boldest, most revealing work, and give constructive, kind, and supportive feedback in a casual and collaborative workshop style.

  • Outsiders in Fiction with Dipika Mukherjee

    Outsiders in Fiction with Dipika Mukherjee

    Migration is at the heart of the American national ethos. In this four-week class led by author Dipika Mukherjee, you will write your own short fiction on this theme, guided by relevant literary examples and craft discussion.

  • Writers Festival

    Writers Festival

    We’re excited to announce the 2022 Festival! The dates are October 1 – 2, 2022, located at the Center on Halsted. Early-bird Registration will end July 6. Join us for the 5th…

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StoryStudio Chicago

We offer classes for writers to hone their craft, express their creativity, and communicate with confidence.

Stories Matter Foundation

StoryStudio is part of this 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit and community of storytellers. We aim to change worlds using the power of story.

Our Community

With classes covering a wide variety of topics, genres, and levels, there is truly something for everyone at StoryStudio.