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Check out our CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS to find an offering that is just right for you. Our seasonal classes create learning opportunities for writers of different ages, skill levels, and interests.

COMMUNITY

Explore our UPCOMING EVENTS for fun opportunities to connect with other lovers of literature in social and productive creative sessions. Introverts unite!

INSPIRATION

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SERVING THE NEXT GENERATION

WRITERS IN THE SCHOOLS

Teachers & Administrators, find out more about our WRITERS IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAMS and learn how to bring a professional creative writing workshop to your school or classroom. We’d love to talk with you about how we can best serve your students.

FICTION FANTASTIC

FICTION FANTASTIC YOUNG WRITERS CONTEST is an annual fiction contest for upper elementary, middle, and high school students in Lane County, Oregon. This contest is free to students attending public, private, and homeschool.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Day Writing for Adults

Like Day Drinking, but with Words! To support you in these social distancing days, we’re offering an additional virtual write in! Just like Friday Night Writes, but in the daylight on Mondays (so not the same at all, but since we’re always inside now, what’s the difference?).  Join us …
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Friday Night Writes

FRIDAY NIGHT WRITES

FRIDAY NIGHT WRITES: Quarantine Edition! Friday night socializing for writers! Come hang out with other writers, get some work done on your current project (or start a new one!), and eat chocolate. What more could you ask for a Friday night? Hey, Writer Friends! In light of the …
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Writing Group Speed Dating

From support and mentorship, to actual critique groups, to one-on-one partners, come meet the writing group of your dreams! This casual speed-dating event is a fun, laid back way to meet new writing friends. October 14, 2021 6-8 pmOnline Via Zoom Members: Free | Nonmembers: $15 REGISTER NOW HOW IT …
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Exploring Ekphrasis

Visual Arts Meet Poetry Use Visual Art For Your Poetic Creativity! Let one genre inspire the other Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, museums from all over the world have made their collections available for online viewing. In this class, we will write ekphrastic poems (poems inspired by …
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YOUTH CLASSES & CAMPS

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Rainbow Reads

An LGBTQIA2S+ YA Reading Group TEENS Join Rainbow Reads–a young adult LGBTQIA2S+ book group for Lane County teens hosted by Wordcrafters in Eugene in partnership with the …
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LATEST ARTICLES & PODCASTS

Listen to Your Story

“I had been neglecting to follow my story’s lead. I’d been so adamant about what I wanted my story to be that I’d ignored the signs of what it needed to be.”
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