All Programs

Core Classes Co-Ed - 10-Week

Co-Ed Core Class Spring Term Wednesday PM - 10-week

  • Date: 03-6-2019 to 05-8-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $309.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

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

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 Spring Term Tuesday AM - 8-week

  • Date: 03-19-2019 to 05-7-2019
  • 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 Spring Term Tuesday PM - 8-week

  • Date: 03-19-2019 to 05-7-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

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

Core Class Spring Term Wednesday PM - 8-week

  • Date: 03-20-2019 to 05-8-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

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

Core Class Spring Term Thursday AM - 8-week

  • Date: 03-21-2019 to 05-9-2019
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8-week long Thursday morning class.

Speciality Classes for All Genders

Let's Be Perfectly Queer: A Writing Circle Exploring Our Queer Identities

  • Date: 02-4-2019 to 03-11-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Is queerness an identity, a description--or maybe you don't like that word at all! Join us in this six-week class as we create a brave, confidential space to explore queer writing: our own and others'.

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.

Programs For Girls, Teens and Young Women

  • Date: 11-16-2020
  • Time: Varies
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: Girls, Teens and Young Women

Check back often for our program offerings for Girls, Teens and Young Women!

Community Programs for Youth

Pleasant Ridge Montessori After School Writing Program - Winter Series

  • Date: 02-7-2019 to 03-7-2019
  • Time: 2:15 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: 4th-6th grade girls and boys at Pleasant Ridge Montessori

4th - 6th grade students from Pleasant Ridge Montessori are invited to enroll in our 5-week after school writing program. This after-school writing program will provide a safe and inspiring environment for girls and boys to explore self-expression, writing, reading their words out loud, and listening to one another.

Pleasant Ridge Montessori After School Writing Program - Winter & Spring Bundle

  • Date: 02-7-2019 to 04-18-2019
  • Time: 2:15 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Tuition: $85.00
  • Open to: 4th-6th grade girls and boys at Pleasant Ridge Montessori

4th - 6th grade students from Pleasant Ridge Montessori are invited to enroll in our Winter and Spring 5-week after school writing programs. These after-school writing programs will provide a safe and inspiring environment for girls and boys to explore self-expression, writing, reading their words out loud, and listening to one another.

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 Programs and Samplers

  • Date: 12-14-2020
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: All Adults

Stay tuned for future offerings!

Retreats for Women

2019 Winter Retreat: Aging with Intention - Seeing Ourselves at Last

  • Date: 02-17-2019 to 02-20-2019
  • Time: 3:30 pm (Sunday) to 1:00 pm (Wednesday)
  • Tuition: $395.00
  • Open to: Women

As we age, the way that society sees us changes. Consider this annual retreat an opportunity to get a clearer view of who we really are!

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: 12-14-2020
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: WWf(a)C Leadership Graduates

Stay tuned for future offerings!

The Craft of Writing Classes

Writer's Studio - January 25th

  • Date: 01-25-2019
  • 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 longer work? Looking for one-on-one coaching and the opportunity to test your writing out loud? Designed for writers who have participated in our "Building Blocks" or "Reading Like a Writer" series, or those who have a manuscript of prose, memoir, or personal essay in progress.

Reading Like a Writer (8-Class Series) - (Note: Each session is also offered as a single class)

  • Date: 02-15-2019 to 04-5-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $349.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+.

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 1: Beginnings

  • Date: 02-15-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 2: Upping Your Narration Game

  • Date: 02-22-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 3: Details, Details, Details

  • Date: 03-1-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 4: Pacing and Progress

  • Date: 03-8-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 5: What's Love Got to Do With It?

  • Date: 03-15-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 6: Death

  • Date: 03-22-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 7: Endings

  • Date: 03-29-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Reading Like a Writer: Week 8: Are We Done Yet?

  • Date: 04-5-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. It's pure magic when a story is built with such depth to invite the reader to escape to another realm or time. In this 8-week series, we will study aspects of writing through critical reading of short pieces related to individual topics to attain more depth in one's own writing.

Write Around the Corner - Original Series

Write Around the Corner - Original Series: Spicing Up Your Writing: Adding Variety to Your Work

  • Date: 02-2-2019
  • 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 "Ingredients that Warm the Season: Chocolate, Nuts, Herbs, and Spices," join Annette Januzzi Wick and the Lloyd Library staff to explore and create with new techniques to add a little pop to your words.

Write Around the Corner - Exploring Cross Cultural Expressions Series

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Writing for Change

  • Date: 02-16-2019
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Tuition: $15.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

Join Women Writing for (a) Change for the fourth program in this ten-part series, as we explore how Cincinnati's pre-Civil War history, geography, and society influenced writer and twenty-year resident Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous anti-slavery novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin."