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Writing Workshops for Everyone

Our mission: To change lives through the power of writing


We bring our free 10-week creative writing workshops to hospitals, schools, prisons, homeless youth shelters, senior centers, low income apartments, treatment facilities and other health care and social service settings. Workshops culminate in published books and public readings to connect readers and writers.

We also offer generative writing workshops for new and seasoned writers who want to participate in our workshops and support the communities we traditionally serve: Prompt at Powell's City of Books and workshops at HOTLIPS Pizza.


Featured Writer:

Elias Wynne

"[The workshop] made me confident and proud of myself [and] shocked by how far I'd come along as a writer."







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