Ripe Fruit School of Creative Writing is a unique creative writing program in the San Francisco Bay Area committed to the development of writers at all levels. With its effective and innovative curriculum and master teaching, Ripe Fruit has provided encouragement, stimulation, and training to over 5000 professional and aspiring writers since 1991.
Known as the greenhouse of the imagination, Ripe Fruit offers year-round courses in memoir, poetry, fiction, editing, and unleashing the writer within, as well as quarterly weekend writing retreats in the Sonoma wine country. Workshops take place in a comfortable, turn-of-the-century Victorian in San Francisco with easy transportation and parking. Each workshop brings together a community of 8-12 students.