MoonLit​ was founded in 2017 as a way to creatively connect community. Through accessible, engaging, and low cost literary arts programming and events in DC, Silver Spring, Baltimore, and Virginia, MoonLit strives to bring together artists of all backgrounds. 

Our programs include: 

  • Writing Workshops in DC, Maryland, and Virginia; 

    • All workshops are under $20; ​

    • 100% of all ticket sales go back to teaching artists; 

    • Scholarships available regardless of need or merit.

  • Literary Events, including salons, readings, and literary pop-ups; 

  • Monthly Write-Ins and Connecting Events;

  • Season Creative Retreats; 

  • Seasonal Poetry Hikes; 

  • A Yearly Literary Pub Crawl (with the ever awesome Barrelhouse!);

  • Partnerships with local bookstores and organizations; 

  • And More! 

To learn more or view our upcoming events, please visit us at or find us on instagram or facebook. To request a scholarship, please email


And check out this great interview with

Tyler Barton of Fear No Lit! 

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