The Writer's Center is a non-profit community of writers supporting each other in the creation and marketing of literary texts. It annually conducts hundreds of workshops in various genres of writing, and hosts literary events, readings and conferences; sells books and literary magazines; and offers a congenial, supportive environment for writing groups to meet. It is a voluntary, membership organization open to all skill levels. Located in a 12,200 square foot facility in the arts and entertainment district of Bethesda, Maryland, workshops are also offered at locations around the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and throughout Maryland and Virginia.