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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A space created to inspire and motivate individuals to express themselves verbally through the art of spoken word and to encourage people to use their creative gifts to express themselves openly.
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Flying Object, a nonprofit artists and writers collaborative located in Hadley, Massachusetts, attracts hundreds of writers every month through classes, workshops, readings, exhibitions, and a do-it-yourself letterpress studio.
Founded in 1997, Grub Street is one of the largest independent centers for creative writing in the United States; its mission is "to be an innovative, rigorous, and welcoming community for writers who together create their best work, find audience, and elevate the literary arts for all." Sponsor of the annual Muse and Marketplace Conference held each spring, Grub Street offers a range of workshops and services, including a year-long class on novel writing, a class on yoga and writing, instruction on how to get publi
The Grub Street literary center has created a long-form fiction class that might offer a cure for the novel-writing anxiety that the traditionally story-centric MFA workshop isn’t equipped to resolve.
CantoMundo, a burgeoning Latino poets workshop in its second year, has become the third organization to make up an unofficial triad aimed at nurturing the work of American poets of color.