About Inkwell

Inkwell is a creative organization dedicated to mentoring and connecting writers from around the world. Founded in 2015 by Dr. Ryan Thorpe and based out of Shanghai, Inkwell helps creative writers of all levels sharpen their skills. Since then, Inkwell has grown across China to start numerous workshops where writers are both challenged and supported to hone their craft. Along with the highly anticipated Spring and Fall Writer’s Retreats, and the founding of its literary journal, Visions, Inkwell is committed to fostering a new generation of creative talent in China.

Inkwell是一个致力于指导和联系世界各地作家的创意组织。于2015年由Ryan Thorpe博士在上海创建,Inkwell帮助有创造力和专业的作家提高他们的写作技能。Inkwell不断的在中国各地发展壮大,开设了许多研讨会,在这些研讨会上,作家们既受到挑战又得到支持,以提高自己的写作技巧。随着Inkwell春秋两季备受期待的大型会议活动,以及《愿景》文学期刊的创办,Inkwell一直不断致力于在中国培养新一代的创意人才.

Arc magazine

Poems – Labour and Livelihood Ends on June 15, 2019   If you subscribe to Canadian literary magazines, you’ll doubtlessly have seen Prairie Fire‘s Spring issue, “Work Matters“. Discussions about livelihood and labour and all of the things poets do to keep finding time to write are discussions that Arc wants to keep going. We’re thinking about the…

By Ry June 5, 2019 Off

The Rites of the Fourteneers

By M.L. Robinson Two weeks of constant rain had finally fallen to a thin drizzle, but there was little silence before the Building started to scream. The scream built from a whine, to a wail, and up to a hideous screech that pierced through all of Floor Fourteen. Nowhere was safe from it and nobody…

By Ry June 2, 2019 Off

Calls for Work June 1

Creative Nonfiction Seeks Submissions on “Power” Deadline: June 10, 2019 Creative Nonfiction is looking for new work about power. For this issue, we are seeking true stories that explore the dynamics within groups and systems, however big or small—for example, family units, schools, sports, churches, and government. Share your stories about power lunches, power grabs, power…

By Ry June 2, 2019 Off

Writing Retreat Review

From May 24-May 26, fifteen writers from the Shanghai Writing Workshop ventured to Chongming Island and wrote, studied, and socialized for three days. We held a variety of different workshop and writing challenges that allowed writers to reflect upon their own skills and build a skill set that will prove useful on future writing endeavours.…

By Ry June 2, 2019 0