All Programs

Core Classes for Women - 8 week

The featured focus of our Core Classes is writing in community over a period of several weeks. While some writing technique is taught in each class, emphasis is placed on the writer pursuing her own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Core Class Summer Term Tuesday AM - 8 week

  • Date: 06-6-2017 to 08-1-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8 week long Tuesday morning class.

Core Class Summer Term Thursday AM - 8 week

  • Date: 06-8-2017 to 08-3-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8 week long Thursday morning class.

Core Classes Co-Ed

The featured focus of our Core Classes is writing in community over a period of several weeks. While some writing technique is taught in each class, emphasis is placed on the writer pursuing his or her own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Co-Ed Core Class Summer Term Wednesday PM - 8 week

  • Date: 06-7-2017 to 08-2-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Adults

Join us for this 8 week long Co-Ed Wednesday evening class.

Specialty Classes for Women

WWf(a)C offers a rich array of specialty classes and workshops. Our specialty classes offer theme-based opportunities for writers and those wishing to explore other forms of creativity in addition to writing. Specialty Classes incorporate WWf(a)C circle practices into each session. Some adult classes are co-ed. Check back often as we offer new programs regularly!

Winter SoulCollage® Circle: discovering the story of our Selves through the poetry of images

  • Date: 01-20-2017 to 03-31-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Tuition: $179.00
  • Open to: Women

We will gather in an atmosphere of soul-spacious time as we discover how the images we are drawn to and the collaged cards we create evoke, contain, and translate the stories of our Selves into visual touchstones embedded with personal wisdom.

Maintain your Writer's Shape - Spring Term - ONGOING ENROLLMENT

  • Date: 04-4-2017 to 05-23-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Tuition: $12.00
  • Open to: Women

Join WWf(a)C on Tuesday evenings, for a focused, one-hour, facilitator-led writing circle to nourish or ignite your writing. Each session will incorporate the following practices of WWf(a)C: poem, prompt with fastwrites, cross-talk on writing, large group readaround.

Maintain Your Writer's Shape - Spring Term (4-session pass)

  • Date: 04-4-2017 to 05-23-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Tuition: $40.00
  • Open to: Women

Join WWf(a)C on Tuesday evenings for a focused, one-hour, facilitator-led writing circle to nourish or ignite your writing. Each session will incorporate the following practices of WWf(a)C: poem, prompt with fastwrites, cross-talk on writing, large group readaround.

Co-Ed Specialty Classes

The Many Voices of Writer's Block: Creating Your Inner Writing Circle

  • Date: 04-22-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: Anyone 16+ and All Adults

Have you ever experienced writer’s block, suffered from procrastination, or had your writing muse show up when you’re busy only to vanish when you finally clear time to write?

Poetry of Place: A Writing Workshop

  • Date: 04-29-2017 to 04-30-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: Writers of any level, age 16 and up

Imagery Inspired Words. Works of art and imagery can offer provocative inspiration for writers of any genre. In this two-day writing workshop, we will be viewing the current exhibits at Cincinnati Art Museum to inspire fresh writing.

Co-Ed Poetry Workshops

Both men and women are invited to participate in these poetry workshops and series.

Barbara Crooker Poetry Writing Workshop - Postcards from the Heart

  • Date: 04-8-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: All, ages 16 through adult

WWf(a)C welcomes renowned poet Barbara Crooker April 8th for this special poetry writing workshop.

Classes for Girls

All programs focus on topics relevant to young women today and encourage participants to speak out through the art and power of writing. Open to girls: grades 4-7

Girls Spring 2017 Session (grades 4-7) - Mother/Daughter - April 23

  • Date: 04-23-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 7th grade)

Mothers & Daughters: Celebrating the Ordinary and Extraordinary. These classes are about mothers and daughters creating their lives together.

Girls Spring 2017 Session (grades 4-7) - Mother/Daughter - May 21

  • Date: 05-21-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 7th grade)

Mothers & Daughters: Celebrating the Ordinary and Extraordinary. These classes are about mothers and daughters creating their lives together.

Young Women's Summer Camps

Summer Camp for Young Women (Grades 10-12)

  • Date: 06-19-2017 to 06-23-2017
  • Time: 9:00 to 4:00
  • Tuition: $275.00
  • Open to: Girls (10th - 12th grade)

2017 Young Women's Camp - "Courage, Dear Heart" ~C.S. Lewis

Summer Camp for Teens (Grades 7-9) - Late June Offering

  • Date: 06-26-2017 to 06-30-2017
  • Time: 9:00 to 4:00
  • Tuition: $275.00
  • Open to: Girls (7th - 9th grade)

2017 Teens Summer Camp: The Journey

Summer Camp for Girls (Grades 4-6)

  • Date: 07-10-2017 to 07-14-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $275.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 6th grade)

2017 Girls' Full Day Summer Camp: Speaking Up, Listening Closely

Half-Day Summer Camp for Girls (Grades 4-6)

  • Date: 07-17-2017 to 07-21-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Tuition: $155.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 6th grade)

2017 Girls' Half Day Summer Camp: This Is My Heart, It Is a Good Heart

Summer Camp for Teens (Grades 7-9) - Late July Offering

  • Date: 07-24-2017 to 07-28-2017
  • Time: 9:00 to 4:00
  • Tuition: $275.00
  • Open to: Girls (7th - 9th grade)

2017 Teens Summer Camp: The Journey

Co-Ed Community Program

This program is open to both men and women.

Meaningful Mondays: Young Women Poets in the Courtyard - April 10

  • Date: 04-10-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Everyone

Meaningful Mondays: Young Women Poets in the Courtyard, brings poetry to downtown Cincinnati! 7 p.m at Arnold's.

Salons - Sponsored by Women's Way of OH/KY

Salons - Sponsored by Women's Way of OH/KY

  • Date: 06-1-2016 to 11-1-2016
  • Time: varies
  • Tuition: FREE

Salons have returned! Salons are informal gatherings held at WWf(a)C and sponsored by Women's Way of OH/KY. Bring a poem, photo, story or song to share, or simply enjoy listening. Potluck before, during and after each Salon--bring enough for yourself plus a little extra. RSVP via email to womensway@ymail.com or call 513-923-1414

Women's Monthly Book Group

The Women's Book Group meets on the first Sunday of each month unless otherwise noted.

WWf(a)C Book Group - April

  • Date: 04-2-2017
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Women

This month's selection is "Rise of the Rocket Girls" by Nathalia Holt and will be facilitated by Janie Baer.

Retreats for Women

Retreat

  • Date: 08-1-2020 to 08-20-2020
  • Price: Varies

Future Retreats are currently in the planning stages.

Continuing Education for our Leaders

These programs are designed for women who have completed at least one of the Women Writing for (a) Change leadership programs.

Mapping Our Tears

  • Date: 05-21-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: WWf(a)C Leadership Graduates

An opportunity to witness the Mapping Our Tears and Anne Frank exhibits at the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, with a writing circle following the tour.

C/FLA Summer Writing Retreat: Writing in Community: Tending to our Inner Writer

  • Date: 06-15-2017 to 06-18-2017
  • Time: 3:00 pm (Thursday) to 1:00 pm (Sunday)
  • Tuition: $285.00
  • Open to: WWf(a)C Leadership Graduates

Come together to create a sacred circle in which to share our individual and collective voices and stories.