LaVenson Press Studios

LaVenson Press Studios A merger of Zelda Lockhart’s soulful writing workshops and her publishing company LaVenson Press.


Writing workshops at LaVenson Press Studios help women instill emotional, and psychological truth into their writing. Genres include fiction, memoir, song writing, children’s literature writing, poetry and screenwriting.

Literary Magazine

LaVenson Press Studios will also host a literary magazine, Firefly Ridge, which unlike other literary magazines publishes exclusively from the writings of workshop participants.

Open Studio Events

The Studio will host public events called “Open Studio Events” designed to offer the North Carolina Community the voice of new women writers of all ages and backgrounds.

Studio Garden

As a way of nurturing not just the artistic mind, but also the body, light meals and snacks will be prepared for participants from LaVenson Press Studios’ garden.