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Helping writers everywhere improve their craft and achieve their goals.

Writing At a Glance

What: Whether you’re just starting out or looking to continue your development as a writer, you’re invited to join our diverse community of writers. Explore our online classes, face-to-face workshops, critique services, two annual writing retreats, the Midwest Review literary magazine, and Writers’ Institute—the Midwest’s premiere writing conference.

Who: Work with experienced instructors, inspiring writing coaches, successful authors and freelancers, agents, editors, and publishers.

Questions? Contact Christopher Chambers at or 608‑262‑3447.

Featured programs

Our Team

Christine DeSmet

Faculty Associate

Laura Kahl

University Services Program Associate

Laurie Scheer

Program DIrector