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The Writers Studio

The Center for Fiction provides quiet space for writers to work in Downtown Brooklyn. We accept writers of all genres and people at all different stages of their career. All writers are welcome.

Our Writers Studio is located in a beautiful, sky-lit space on our second floor right in the heart of the BAM cultural district. It provides the perfect setting conducive to the craft of writing and is conveniently located near the Atlantic Barclays transportation hub.

Interested in applying? Contact us with your application information.

Writing Programs Director

Thierry Kehou

Open 6am – 1am Every Day

No commitment is required and you only have to give 30 days notice to end your membership.


The Center offers each writer a desk, comfortable chairs, electrical outlets for portable and laptop computers, WiFi, wireless printer access, and a kitchenette/refreshment room stocked with coffee. There’s currently a waitlist for personal lockers, but there is general closet space for storage. If you would like a locker as part of your membership, please indicate so in your application.

Exclusive to The Center for Fiction, we offer our Writers Studio members full access to our circulating collection of 70,000 titles–perfect for inspiration and research in any genre. Membership also includes discounts on writing classes, reading groups, events at the Center, and in our bookstore.

How to Join

Please contact Thierry Kehou at with the application information and submit the $50 application processing fee (info below). Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted shortly about your membership.

Application Information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email
  • Information on your current writing project
  • A list of recent publications, residencies, fellowships, etc.
  • Three personal references, including name, email address, and phone number
  • Ideal start date at the Studio


There is a one-time $50 application processing fee, which can be completed in our online store.

This fee is waived for all previous members of our 47th St. space. Please let us know in your application if this applies to you.