All Programs

Craft of Writing Classes

The Art of an Op-Ed

  • Date: 03-7-2020
  • Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Every writer, no matter their experience, should have a voice in our local, national and international conversations in the news. Learn about opinion pieces in general, and how to tie personal experience to current events to write powerful op-eds and reach readers beyond the data points.

Craft of Writing Classes - Series

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - February 22nd Class

  • Date: 02-22-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This class focuses on the five elements of a compelling story, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series (4-Session Pass)

  • Date: 02-22-2020 to 05-16-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $150.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

A 4-class series that delves into the components of story development, whether memoir, non-fiction and fiction. Classes will cover The Five Elements of a Compelling Story, Characterization, Scene Construction, and Seeing is Believing.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - March 21st Class

  • Date: 03-21-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This workshop addresses the key elements the protagonist and antagonist must have for the reader to invest in them and keep reading, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - April 18th Class

  • Date: 04-18-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This workshop brings into focus the major pieces of a scene, or the stories within the story that move your characters from beginning to end, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - May 16th Class

  • Date: 05-16-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This workshop is an intense examination of the difference between active and passive voice and verbs, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.

Speciality Classes for All Genders

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. Check back often as we offer new programs regularly!

Let's Be Perfectly Queer: Series 1

  • Date: 01-21-2020 to 02-25-2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

In these classes, we will continue to explore our own writing within the broader context of queer literature.

Let's Be Perfectly Queer: Series 1 & 2 Bundle

  • Date: 01-21-2020 to 04-14-2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $273.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

In these classes, we will continue to explore our own writing within the broader context of queer literature. Please note: There is no class on March 3rd.

Let's Be Perfectly Queer: Series 2

  • Date: 03-10-2020 to 04-14-2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

In these classes, we will continue to explore our own writing within the broader context of queer literature.

Specialty Classes for Women and TGNC Participants

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. Check back often as we offer new programs regularly!

SoulCollageĀ® Saturday Workshop: Leap

  • Date: 02-29-2020
  • Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Women and Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Participants 16+

Incorporating Women Writing for (a) Change circle traditions, this workshop will introduce participants to the SoulCollageĀ® creative process and practice. On this Leap Day, we will consider how we might feel lighter, take a risk, or let go of what's weighing us down.

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. Check back often as we offer new programs regularly!

Celebrating Our Struggles

  • Date: 01-25-2020 to 02-29-2020
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $190.00
  • Open to: Women

Strengthen your spiritual core while exploring the power of self-care. This six-week class invites you on a journey to a greater sense of purpose and self-worth. Using Women Writing for (a) ChangeĀ® practices we will focus on writing both during and outside of class as a means of discovery and affirmation of who we, as individuals, truly are. Join us as we learn to locate the sacred in all that life brings.

Stronger Together: A Writing Circle for Chronic Conditions

  • Date: 03-1-2020 to 05-17-2020
  • Time: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Tuition: $245.00
  • Open to: Women 18+

In this six-session class, we will try our hands at everything from fiction to poetry to memoir as we give voice to the challenges and unexpected gifts of living with a chronic condition.

Classes for Youth

All programs focus on topics relevant to youth today and encourage participants to speak out through the art and power of writing.

Programs For Girls, Teens and Young Women

  • Date: 11-4-2030
  • Time: Varies
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: Girls, Teens and Young Women

We're working on new offerings -- details and registration available soon!

Community Programs for All Genders

Community Programs and Events

  • Date: 12-3-2029
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: All Adults

Stay tuned for future offerings!

Free Samplers

Join us for a FREE Sampler, designed to introduce new participants to a sampling of our classes before committing to an entire course.

FREE Core Class Sampler - All Genders - Wednesday, February 26 PM

  • Date: 02-26-2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: All Genders

FREE samplers are designed to introduce new participants to the practices used in WWf(a)C Core Classes before committing to the course. Don't forget to register!

FREE Core Class Sampler - Tuesday, March 10 PM

  • Date: 03-10-2020
  • Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Women

FREE samplers are designed to introduce new participants to the practices used in WWf(a)C Core Classes before committing to the course. Don't forget to register!

YFLA Information Circle

FREE Information Session for Young Feminist Leadership Academy 2020

  • Date: 01-25-2020
  • Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Price: FREE! If you are a parent, please register the student and type the parent information in the "Comments" section.
  • Open to: Young Women and TGNC Youth in Grades 8-12 (Parents are encouraged to attend!)

The Young Feminist Leadership Academy will be offered in the summer of 2020. This Information Session is for parents and youth, to determine whether the YFLA is right for them at this time.

FREE Virtual Information Session for Young Feminist Leadership Academy 2020

  • Date: 02-2-2020
  • Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Price: FREE! If you are a parent, please register the student and type the parent information in the "Comments" section.
  • Open to: Young Women and TGNC Youth in Grades 8-12 (Parents are encouraged to attend!)

The Young Feminist Leadership Academy will be offered in the summer of 2020. This Virtual Information Session is for parents and youth, to determine whether the YFLA is right for them at this time.

Retreats for Women

Winter Writing Retreat 2020: Finding Meaning As We Find Our Way

  • Date: 02-16-2020 to 02-20-2020
  • Time: 3:30 pm (Sunday) to 1:00 pm (Thursday)
  • Tuition: $525.00
  • Open to: Women

As we move through the years, navigating our way by personal stars, a sense of meaning becomes more and more essential. Join us as we use Women Writing for (a) Change practices to explore methods for discovering what gives us meaning as individuals.

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.

Continuing Education for our Leaders

  • Date: 12-3-2029
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: WWf(a)C Leadership Graduates

Stay tuned for future offerings!

Write Around the Corner - Original Series

Write Around the Corner - Original Series: Finding the Hidden Treasures in Your Words

  • Date: 02-1-2020
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

In partnership with the Lloyd Library and Museum exhibit "The Treasures of the Lloyd," join Annette Januzzi Wick and the Lloyd Library staff to seek out the stories hidden beneath the written words.

Core Classes for All Genders - 10-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 their own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

All Gender Core Class Spring Term Wednesday PM - 10-week

  • Date: 03-11-2020 to 05-13-2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $309.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Join us for this 10-week long Wednesday evening class.

Core Classes for Women - 10-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 writers pursuing their own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Core Class Spring Term Tuesday AM - 10-week

  • Date: 03-17-2020 to 05-19-2020
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $309.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 10-week long Tuesday morning class.

Core Class Spring Term Tuesday PM - 10-week

  • Date: 03-17-2020 to 05-19-2020
  • Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Tuition: $309.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 10-week long Tuesday evening class.