Award-Winning Writers Anne Pierson Wiese and Ben Miller Appear at 2 Events on 7/27

The Midwest Writing Center will host two events featuring award-winning writers Anne Pierson Wiese and ben miller on Thursday, July 27. The first will be a Community Conversation Brown Bag event at the Rock Island Public Library Downtown Branch.The second event will be a special SPECTRA Reading Series event featuring Wiese, Miller, Great River Writers Retreat winner Dee Robb, and a Young Emerging Writers Showcase.

Announcing the Winner of the 2023 Great River Writers Retreat! 

Congratulations to this year’s winner of the great River Writers Retreat, Dee Robb!

Robb will be in residence July 25-31, 2023, at Benet House Retreat Center in Rock Island, concentrating on a story-in-verse project about teen domestic violence. She will share some of her work-in-progress as one of the featured readers at the SPECTRA Reading Series event at Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL) at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 27.