Literary Places

This database of writerly destinations—places writers can visit for inspiration, to promote their writing, for research, and to discover community—includes historical sites, reading venues, literary collections, writing centers, and writers spaces. Save your selections to My P&W and populate a personal Google Map that can be used to plan reading tours and visits to literary meccas, or just to keep track of your favorite literary locales.

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The Writers Junction Santa Monica California

Located in Santa Monica, California, the Writers Junction, offers quiet writing rooms for rent. Facilities include rooms with private desks,...

The Writers Place Kansas City Missouri

Located in a fin de siecle mansion, the Writers Place has been serving the Kansas City area for over a decade with readings, lectures, workshops,...

The Writers Room New York New York

Located in downtown Manhattan, The Writers Room is a nonprofit urban writers' colony that provides writers with affordable workspace in New York...

The Writers Studio New York New York

Founded in 1987 by Philip Schultz, the Writers Studio is a nondegree granting, private school based in Greenwich Village in New York City that...

theOffice Santa Monica California

TheOffice was created to provide a comfortable and inspirational work environment for creative professionals. This writing space was designed by...

Thomas Hornsby Ferril House Denver Colorado

Both a Denver and a literary landmark, for 88 years this house was the home of Thomas Hornsby Ferril (1886-1988), Colorado’s first poet laureate....

Thomas Wolfe Memorial Asheville North Carolina

Known as "Dixieland" in Look Homeward, Angel, the historic Old Kentucky Home boarding house in Asheville was home to Thomas Wolfe for ten...

Thurber House Columbus Ohio

Thurber House was the home to James Thurber and his family when he attended Ohio State University (from 1913-1917), and today it serves as a ...

Title Wave Books Anchorage Alaska

Founded in 1991, Title Wave Books is located in the Northern Lights Center of Anchorage, Alaska. This independent bookstore and Internet cafe...

Trident Booksellers & Cafe Boston Massachusetts

Founded in 1984, Trident Booksellers & Café is a restaurant and bookstore located near Fenway Park in Boston. The café, which offers fresh...