Founded in 2012, Page One Literary Center is a community-based nonprofit offering both one-day and multi-week creative writing workshops as well as several literary events. These events include an open mic night for adults and the Collaborative LiterARTi Series, which combines music, writing, and visual art. In the fall of 2013, Page One plans to offer affordable, quiet workspaces for writers.
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Founded over thirty years ago by David Collins and Evelyn Witter, Midwest Writing Center offers opportunities for writers and readers alike throughout the Quad Cities region.
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