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The Write Stuff

A meeting place for writers, poets, and other creative types



idden in a room of an antique store, the Newton Writing Center is a quiet hub for writers and poets to make a big difference. In addition to workshops, open-mic events, and readings, it’s a place where experienced authors and academics mentor and encourage younger ones. And an affiliation with a local publishing company and a literary magazine that are both always looking for content makes it networking with a big potential payoff. There are also outreach programs for kids.


How smart are we? Some 13 percent of people in the Boston area have doctoral degrees, compared to 1 percent of the nation.