Chicago Writers Studio is a boutique writing studio located in the historic Beverly neighborhood, founded by novelist Cole Lavalais to foster community and creativity on the south side of the city. 

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As a working and learning resource for recreational, emerging and established writers, CWS offers writing classes, writing workshops, and a respite for authors to reach their full  literary potential. To receive updates on the writing schedule and special events, join our newsletter.


(773) 669-5641



1917 W. 103rd St. Unit 5
Chicago, IL 60643


By appointment