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 - 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: Spring Series

  • 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 this class, we will continue to explore our own writing within the broader context of queer literature.

Poetry: Truing Our Aim

  • Date: 04-17-2020 to 05-29-2020
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $175.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Do you long to release your inner poet or finely craft your words? Come play with language and learn about choice verbs, line breaks, poetry shapes, meter, musicality, narrative, and the unexpected. Sharpen your writing to hit the mark. (Note: There will be no class May 1st.)

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!

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.

Summer Camps

Summer Camp 2020 Grades 4-6 - Half-Day

  • Date: 06-15-2020 to 06-19-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Tuition: $155.00
  • Open to: Girls and Trans and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Youth in Grades 4-6

2020 Half-Day Summer Camp: Our Wild and Precious Lives

Summer Camp 2020 Grades 10-12

  • Date: 06-22-2020 to 06-26-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $275.00
  • Open to: Young Women and Trans and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Youth in Grades 10-12

2020 Summer Camp: "A Thousand Paper Cranes": Cultivating Compassion

Summer Session 2020 for Young Adults 18-22

  • Date: 06-29-2020 to 07-2-2020
  • Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Tuition: $155.00
  • Open to: Young Adults and Trans and Gender Nonconforming Adults 18-22

Summer Session 2020 for Young Adults 18-22: Everyday Feminism

Summer Camp 2020 Grades 7-9 - Early July Offering

  • Date: 07-6-2020 to 07-10-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $275.00
  • Open to: Young Women and Trans and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Youth in Grades 7-9

2020 Summer Camp: Right Here Now

Summer Camp 2020 Grades 7-9 - Late July Offering

  • Date: 07-20-2020 to 07-24-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $275.00
  • Open to: Young Women and Trans and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Youth in Grades 7-9

2020 Summer Camp: Right Here Now

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.

Spring Teen Class: Everyday Feminism

  • Date: 02-23-2020 to 03-29-2020
  • Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: Young Women and Trans and Gender Nonconforming Youth in Grades 8-11

Explore feminist history, mythology, art, relationship dynamics, writing, and politics, while pinpointing your place in the ongoing movement. Come write yourself into the lineage of artists, writers, and activists who have brought equality for all genders.

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 Class Sampler - Let's Be Perfectly Queer - Tuesday, March 3

  • Date: 03-3-2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This Free Sampler is designed for those interested in attending our upcoming 6-week Specialty Class "Let's Be Perfectly Queer." This is a great opportunity to meet the facilitators and try on the experience of writing in community! 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 PM, March 10

  • 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!

FREE Class Sampler-Poetry: Truing Our Aim, Friday, April 3

  • Date: 04-3-2020
  • Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This Free Sampler is designed for those interested in attending our upcoming 6-week Specialty Class "Poetry: Truing Our Aim." This is a great opportunity to meet the facilitator and try on the experience of writing in community! It is not required that you attend the Sampler in order to enroll in the class. While this Sampler is free, registration is required.

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 individuals who have completed at least one of the Women Writing for (a) Change leadership programs.

C/FLA Summer Writing Retreat: Keep The Candle Burning

  • Date: 06-18-2020 to 06-21-2020
  • Time: 3:00 pm (Thursday) to 1:00 pm (Sunday)
  • Tuition: $320.00
  • Open to: WWf(a)C Leadership Graduates

Join us as we celebrate the light and shadow of our work at the annual WWf(a)C Leadership Reunion and Retreat.

Write Around the Corner - Original Series

Write Around the Corner - Original Series

  • Date: 12-3-2029
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

We have programs in the works! Revisit this page for details and registration.

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.