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.

Iron Pen 2023 – Registration is open for the 15th annual Iron Pen Contest!

The fastest writing contest in the Midwest is back and taking registrations now!

The Midwest Writing Center is taking registrations for its 15th annual Iron Pen Contest. MWC will supply a prompt to all contestants at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 24 and contestants have 24 hours (entries are due Saturday, February 25 by 5 p.m.) to write and submit their best fiction, non-fiction, and/or poetry pieces. Writers are welcome to enter into as many categories as they like with a paid registration for each entry.