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

Core Class Fall Term II Tuesday AM - 8-week

  • Date: 10-29-2019 to 12-17-2019
  • 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 Fall Term II Tuesday PM - 8-week

  • Date: 10-29-2019 to 12-17-2019
  • Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8-week long Tuesday evening class.

Poetry Workshops for All Genders

These poetry workshops and series are offered periodically throughout the year.

Maureen Morehead - SPARKS! A Workshop for Generating New Poems

  • Date: 10-19-2019
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

WWf(a)C welcomes Maureen Morehead (Kentucky Poet Laureate 2011-2012) October 19th for this special poetry writing workshop.

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: Session 1

  • Date: 09-24-2019 to 10-29-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

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

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

  • Date: 09-24-2019 to 12-14-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $273.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

In these sessions, we will continue to explore our own writing within the broader context of queer literature. Please note: There is no class on November 26th. The final class takes place on Saturday, December 14th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm, following by a potluck/readaround from 7:00-9:00 pm.

Let's Be Perfectly Queer: Session 2

  • Date: 11-5-2019 to 12-14-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

In these sessions, we will continue to explore our own writing within the broader context of queer literature. Please note: There is no class on November 26th. The final class takes place on Saturday, December 14th from 4:00 - 6:30 pm, following by a potluck/readaround from 7:00-9:00 pm.

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: 11-2-2019 to 12-7-2019
  • 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) Change® 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.

Classes for Teens

All programs focus on topics relevant to teens today and encourage participants to speak out through the art and power of writing. Open to Young Women and Trans and Gender Nonconforming Youth in Grades 8-12.

Teen Fall Class: Turn Up the Volume: A Place for Every Voice

  • Date: 10-13-2019 to 11-17-2019
  • Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: Young Women, Girls, and Trans and Gender Nonconforming Youth in Grades 8-12

During this 6-session class, teens and young people in grades 8-12 will use poetry, writing, listening, art, readings and activities as a means of tapping into the courage to believe in their own voices, ‘turn it up,’ let their voices be heard and speak their truth.

Special Events For All

Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day - Pilgrims & Prophets for Peace

  • Date: 09-20-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Price: No cost
  • Open to: All

In the style of "Reader's Theater," this play brings to life two of the most important and inspiring spiritual teachers of the last century.

Wine, Art & Words

  • Date: 10-5-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $30.00
  • Open to: All

Women Writing for (a) Change invites you to an evening of community, celebration and fun, all for the benefit of WWf(a)C!

Maureen Morehead - Free Talk/Reading: Why Poetry Matters

  • Date: 10-18-2019
  • Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Price: No cost
  • Open to: All Genders

Women Writing for (a) Change Annual Author Series welcomes Maureen Morehead (Kentucky Poet Laureate 2011-2012) for this free talk/reading.

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 Class Sampler - Celebrating Our Struggles - Saturday, October 12

  • Date: 10-12-2019
  • Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Women

This Free Sampler is designed for Women interested in attending our upcoming 6-week Specialty Class "Celebrating Our Struggles." It is not required that you attend the Sampler in order to enroll in the class. While this Sampler is free, registration is required.

FREE Core Class Sampler - Tuesday, October 22 PM

  • Date: 10-22-2019
  • 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!

Retreats for Women

Retreat

  • Date: 08-6-2029
  • 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.

Continuing Education for our Leaders

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

Stay tuned for future offerings!

The Craft of Writing Classes

Writer's Studio - September 20th

  • Date: 09-20-2019
  • Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $20.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Needing time to work on certain aspects of a writing project? Looking for one-on-one coaching and the opportunity to test your writing out loud? Designed for writers who have participated in our "Craft of Writing" series, those who have a work of prose, memoir, or personal essay in progress, or those who would like to get started with one.

Writer's Studio - September 27th

  • Date: 09-27-2019
  • Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $20.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Needing time to work on certain aspects of a writing project? Looking for one-on-one coaching and the opportunity to test your writing out loud? Designed for writers who have participated in our "Craft of Writing" series, those who have a work of prose, memoir, or personal essay in progress, or those who would like to get started with one.

Stories in Short Form - 4-Class Pass

  • Date: 10-4-2019 to 11-1-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $175.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This four-week series will address shorter forms of story and how to revise your work to achieve that form.

Stories in Short Form - October 4th

  • Date: 10-4-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This class will address shorter forms of story and how to revise your work to achieve that form.

Stories in Short Form - October 18th

  • Date: 10-18-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This class will address shorter forms of story and how to revise your work to achieve that form.

Stories in Short Form - October 25th

  • Date: 10-25-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This class will address shorter forms of story and how to revise your work to achieve that form.

Stories in Short Form - November 1st

  • Date: 11-1-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This class will address shorter forms of story and how to revise your work to achieve that form.

Write Around the Corner - Original Series

Write Around the Corner - Original Series: Leaves of Stories

  • Date: 11-2-2019
  • 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 "Leaves of Plates," join Annette Januzzi Wick and the Lloyd Library staff to consider the plates of their own stories.

Write Around the Corner - Exploring Cross Cultural Expressions Series

The Way of Tea - The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Discovery through Ritual & Writing

  • Date: 09-28-2019
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $15.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

Join Women Writing for (a) Change for the ninth program in this series -- a unique opportunity to enjoy a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and reflect through writing in community.