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. This year marks our 15th Anniversary! Find out how we’re celebrating HERE.

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Professional Development

Philadelphia Stories hosts affordable writing workshops and conferences.

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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.


Become a member of Philadelphia Stories by making a donation today.


Coming Up:

Friday, January 24, 2:30-4:30, Athenaeum, 219 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia: How to Survive Writing a Family Memoir. In this workshop, author Concha Alborg will explore strategies for memoir writing when members of our family become characters on the page. Cost: $50 (All proceeds help keep Philadelphia Stories in print and FREE!). Reserve your spot here. (Limit 15 attendees)

Monday, Feb 24th, Walnut West Library (201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104), 5:30-7:30: Winter issue release party in partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia’s One Book, One Philadelphia program. See the Facebook event for more details here.


Support provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund