Tell Yours Today
Crafting YA Characters with Denise Santomauro
This workshop will provide a better understanding of the essential elements and challenges that go into crafting young adult characters and writing YA.
Creative Nonfiction Series: Food Writing with Nina Li Coomes
In this single-session course, we will use food writing as an avenue into creative nonfiction, using several short generative exercises.
Creative Nonfiction Series: Physical Space in a Scene with Serena Simpson
In a generative workshop, participants will respond to a series of prompts ad revision exercises to learn how to better leverage physical space to inform their narrative writing.
Writers FestivalLearn More: Writers Festival
We’re excited to announce the 2023 Festival Dates! The dates are November 4-5, 2023, located at the Center on Halsted. More Details to Come. See below for 2022 Details. Join us for…
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.
One of our main goals is building a community where writers and literary folks can come together to learn, share, and grow in the creative arts.
Read a bit from our blog…
20 Stories: (#1) Ericka Carmona-Vega
Ultimately, StoryStudio Chicago’s teachings and empowering methods of inquiry led me to finish my first novel of the Rise series.
20 Stories: (#10) Rowan Beaird
The first time I went to StoryStudio was for a write-in. I loved that the space felt like an apartment—the creak of the wood floors, the ambient bubbling of a kettle, deep couches, warm lights. Though it attracts talented, accomplished writers, there’s nothing intimidating about the space, and that sense of warmth and community is embodied by Rebecca.
20 Stories: (#2) Scott Onak
No one chooses a project like this — in writing, work, life — knowing exactly what it will demand. And even if we did, for the ones worth doing, we’d do it anyway.