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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 608‑262‑3447.
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Driftless Nature Writing Workshop
September 11 - October 2, 2018
Fiction Writing Workshop2 Upcoming Dates
October 18 - November 8, 2018
Fundamentals of Writing
September 10 - October 7, 2018
Literary Magazine Crash Course
September 15, 2018
Memoir Writing Group2 Upcoming Dates
October 11 - November 1, 2018
Held every spring, it's the Midwest's premier writers' conference, filled with 3 days of education, entertainment, and writing inspiration.
Immerse yourself in hands-on mini-workshops, critiques, and time to focus on your writing. Choose from several sections in fiction, nonfiction, freelancing, and poetry.
Weekend With Your Novel
An affordable writing retreat—supportive, intensive, and all about the novel. A weekend's worth of practical instruction and interaction.
An annual literary and arts magazine featuring thoughtful and thought-provoking writing and visual art that examines, interprets, and redefines the full spectrum of life, past and present, in the Midwest.
Our critique service offers serious, honest, and supportive feedback to help you continue your development as a writer, prepare a manuscript for publication, or complete a writing project in progress.
Certificate in Literary Writing
Get the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to write successfully and to write well. Regardless of your motivations for writing or your goals for publishing, striving for excellence means learning to write well.