Dip into one of our one-night craft seminars to deepen your storytelling skills, or come for our new series of generative workshops designed to spark your imagination and creativity.

Looking for one-on-one coaching, editing, or consultation on your work? Hoping to join a multi-week writing workshop? We offer all that, too.

Goat Hill is thrilled to continue its partnership with School One in co-sponsoring Write Rhode Island!, a state-wide short fiction competition for students in grades 7 through 12, now in its fourth year. Last spring, we celebrated twenty young short story writers from across the state with cash prizes and publication in our Write Rhode Island! anthology. We look forward to choosing the best fiction from the state’s young writers again in the spring.

GOAT HILL CLASSES AND EVENTS WILL BE ON HIATUS UNTIL FALL 2020.
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT ONE-ON-ONE COACHING, MENTORING, SMALL GROUP WORKSHOPS, AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES, PLEASE EMAIL US.

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To engage in conversations about writing and publishing, meet agents and editors, attend readings, and connect with other writers.

What We do

Goat Hill is the Providence meeting place of writers Ann Hood, Hester Kaplan and Taylor Polites. We invite you to join us at Goat Hill for workshops, seminars, literary events, and sociability.
Goat Hill is excited to offer a new series of evenings of inspiration–generative workshops that focus on exercises and play to inspire you with new story ideas. Using prompts that focus on specific elements of craft,
School One and Goat Hill are pleased to announce the 2018 Write Rhode Island Competition for students in grades 7-12. Eligible entries should be a short work of fiction incorporating Rhode Island as a theme.
Goat Hill offers the talents and insights of writers in regularly scheduled workshops--and also invites writing professionals from outside of Southern New England
Goat Hill is excited to offer this series of one-night seminars that tackle specific issues of writing craft designed to develop and strengthen your writing practice.

Our awesome team

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.