Boerum Hill has Paula Fox; Park Slope has Jonathan Safran Foer and Paul Auster. Here's a chance to represent Carroll Gardens in the South Brooklyn literary scene. The Sackett Street Writers' Workshop (, founded by Julia Fierro in 2002, offers courses in fiction and nonfiction throughout the autumn.


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