Rooms at the Kelly Writers House can be reserved for
events and meetings, as well as other arts and humanities programs, when
space is available. Priority is given to writing-related events.
You can check the Writers House web calendars to see if a room is free or
has already been
reserved on a specific day. If the room is free, contact us to let us
know you'd like to reserve the room for your group, event, or other
occasion by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll get back to you soon to let you know the status of your reservation.
- First floor
- Room 102: "The Arts Cafe":
The arts cafe is the front room generally used for readings, lectures,
large meetings, and various performances. It can comfortably seat up to
about 45 people. Look here
for a view of the Arts Cafe set up cafe-style for a concert.
- Room 103: living room and alcove:
The living room and alcove are casual spaces with two couches and a
comfortable chairs regularly open to the public for gathering, studying,
and informal meetings.
- Room 105: dining
The dining room contains one long dining table that seats about twelve
guests for special dinners held at the house.
- Kitchen: where meals are prepared
and cooking happens. If you know you're going to be needing to use the
kitchen for any extensive use, please make sure to reserve it so we can
try to make sure there aren't too many cooks in the kitchen.
- Second floor
- Room 202: classroom:
202 is a fully equipped Penn classroom with chalkboard, overhead
projector, t.v./v.c.r., and ethernet capabilities. It contains one large
seminar table an auxilary bench, and seating capacity for about 15-20
- Room 203: publishing room:
The "Pub Room" is a room designed for use by literary publication
with three IBM computers with standard capabilities and work space for up
to approximately 10 people.
- Room 205: writing advisors room:
The Writing Advisors Room is scheduled for writing advising Sunday
Thursday evenings, and is a small alcove with a table and three chairs
where advisors can work intimately with those seeking writing help.
- Room 206: library:
The library is generally open to the public use with shelves and
of various fiction, poetry, and other books, and one fully functioning
- Room 209: rear seminar room:
The Rear Seminar Room, or Reading Room is a cozy place for holding
classes, meetings, or workshops. It seats approximately 15 comfortably in
chairs usually set up as a small circle to facilitate discussion and
to reserve a room.
Kelly Writers House
3805 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Last modified: Monday, 31-Mar-2008 11:22:01 EDT