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The Writers Studio

Please click here to learn how we are keeping the Writers Studio safe and clean.

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, bright space on our second floor right in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. It provides the perfect setting conducive to the craft of writing and is conveniently located near the Atlantic Barclays transportation hub.

Current Rates
  • $225/month
  • $150/month Student Rate

Open 8am – 10pm Every Day

Gift Options: Do you know someone who is working on a manuscript or finishing their dissertation in 2021? Cover their $50 application fee or pay for one month’s use of our Writers Studio, starting at $225/month. Click here to purchase!


Writing Programs Director

Thierry Kehou


Writer's Studio partitioned desks


The Center offers each writer a desk, comfortable chairs, electrical outlets for portable and laptop computers, WiFi, wireless printer access. 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.

Membership also includes discounts on writing classes, reading groups, events at the Center, and in our bookstore, and access to our second floor terrace.

Please Note: For the duration of the health emergency, we are obliged to limit access on the second floor, including the kitchenette and the library. We look forward to restoring these benefits to the Writers Studio Membership when it is safe to do so.

How to Join

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How to Join

Please contact Thierry Kehou at with your application information and submit the $50 application processing fee (details 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. Please let us know in your application if this applies to you.

Pay Application Fee