The mission of Philadelphia Stories is to cultivate a community of writers, artists, and readers in the Greater Philadelphia Area through publications, professional development, and promotion of area writers.


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Since 2004, Philadelphia Stories has published writers and artists of all ages from the Greater Delaware Valley in its free quarterly magazine, reaching more than 25,000 readers every year.

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Professional Development

Philadelphia Stories hosts affordable writing workshops and conferences, such as our new online master classes launching this summer. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.

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Philadelphia Stories promotes writing and art from the Greater Delaware Valley through events like a national fiction contest, a national poetry contest, readings, and more.


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Coming Up:

October 10: Push to Publish Online! Whether you are an established writer or just getting started, this one-day conference will provide valuable resources you can use to get your work in print and online. Meet with agents and editors, learn how to increase your chances of getting published, discuss the latest writing trends with professionals in the community, and more. See the schedule here for more details.

Support provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund