The Writing Barn

Situated on the 7.5 wooded acre homestead of author Bethany Hegedus in Austin, Texas, The Writing Barn is a book lover’s haven. Whether retreating at the Book House, The Cabin, or attending one of the many events and workshops held at The Writing Barn, you will have every opportunity to retreat, create and celebrate.

With floor to ceiling bookshelves, rows of instructional craft books, free wi-fi, and no television, The Writing Barn and its grounds are a quiet and quaint spot for rest and relaxation within 20 minutes of downtown Austin.

 

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The Writing Barn Presents

Week in Residency with Kristen-Paige Madonia

September 25, 2016 – October 01, 2016

We are thrilled to add A Week in Residency with… to our ongoing intensive programming here at The Writing Barn. A Week in Residency with…. will be held once or twice a year, and this program combines the best of what we offer: deep craft instruction, dedicated workshop and revision time on a work-in-progress, as …

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Words and Wine with YA/MG Author Carolyn Cohagan

July 27, 2016 – July 27, 2016

Join us July 27th at The Writing Barn from 7:30 PM-9:00 PM for another great Words and Wine Wednesday, featuring YA author Carolyn Cohagan. Typically the last Wednesday of each month, we open the Barn doors for everyone in the local literary community to venture out to our neck of the woods and join us in honoring a different …

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What’s Going on in the Austin Book Community June 2nd – June 9th

Lit City: What’s Going on in the Austin Book World June 2nd — June 9th   June is here, and summer is in full swing! There is a plethora of book signings, readings, conversations, and storytimes this week. Be sure to get in where you fit in. Here’s what’s going on this week in the …

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What’s Going on in the Austin Book World July 21st — July 27th

Lit City: What’s Going on in the Austin Book World July 21st — July 27th It’s the middle of summer, and it is hot, hot, hot. Time to cool down indoors and check out some neat literary events. There are several opportunities for book club discussions, speaking & signings for new books, and also some …

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What’s Going on in the Austin Book World July 14th – July 20th

Lit City: What’s Going on in the Austin Book World July 14th — July 20th Summer is flying by, and there are some great literary events this week. There are several opportunities for book club discussions, speaking & signings for new books, and also some wonderful opportunities for storytimes with the kids. Here’s what’s going …

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