Midwest Writing Center invites the community to join our Annual Meeting where we’ll discuss the year’s programming and performance. We’ll have a limited number of open mic spots and a drawing with those in attendance for a free registration to the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference (a $350 value). Join us to celebrate another successful year!
MWC Press, the publishing imprint of the Midwest Writing Center, is honored to announce the publication of My Cancer Chronicle, the final book of poems from the former Quad City Poet Laureate and long-time Davenport Central High School teacher Richard “Dick” Stahl (1939-2020).
Birdies for Charity is back! With a guaranteed 5% match, Birdies is the best way to have the greatest impact with your support of MWC.
MWC was among the first arts organizations in the Quad Cities to offer virtual programming after the pandemic started, and as things are opening back up, we continue to develop new programs, engage with new audiences, and educate people about how transformative a simple writing practice can be for everyone, regardless of age and experience.
Registration for the 2022 David R. Collins Writers’ Conference is open now! Scholarships available for students, veterans/active duty service members, and those with financial need. Featuring keynote speaker Ross Gay and an outstanding faculty–check it out…
For young people in the Quad Cities who are passionate about writing and creative expression, the Midwest Writing Center offers the innovative Young Emerging Writers (YEW) Summer Internship Program. This selective seven-week program will be held Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 6 through July 20, 2022.