All are welcome to visit, listen, contribute, or just stay a while.

Tucked within the arts quadrant on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College, the Writers House is an actual house complete with comfy couches, a kitchen, and a fireplace. We serve as a literary performance space for the college community; a podium for hundreds of world-class and emerging authors; an incubator for student-run publications and programs; a classroom for writing-related courses; and a hub for creative innovation on campus.

Whether you’re a writer, a reader, or a performer, there are an infinite number of ways to get involved with Writers House. There are plenty of writing workshops, including The Nest, L.I.F.T., and the Sad Seniors Writing Group, and student publications such as Epilogue, Plume, and Badaboom are always looking for editors and contributors.

For more information on all things Writers House, or to just get added to our email list, contact Jo Underhill (, or stop by any time!


Story 2/9/2017

Editor Discusses Literary Translation at Writers House Craft...

Ann Goldstein, editor for The New Yorker magazine and celebrated Italian translator, met with students Feb. 8 at Franklin & Marshall College’s Philadelphia Alumni Writers House for an afternoon...

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September 05
event 9/5/2017

Writers House Welcome Back Party & Open Mic

Writers House Reading Room

Celebrate the beginning of a new school year with lots of food, friendship, and an Open Mic! 

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September 13
event 9/13/2017

Q & A with Emily St. John Mandel

Writers House Reading Room

Emily St. John Mandel is the author of four novels, most recently Station Eleven, which was a...

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September 14
event 9/14/2017

Will to Read: Shakespeare Aloud

Writers House Reading Room

Do you enjoy Shakespeare? If so, join this monthly reading/viewing/discussion group on Thursday...

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