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 Fall Term I Tuesday AM - 8-week

  • Date: 08-27-2019 to 10-15-2019
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8-week long Tuesday morning class. (See below for options to register for a two-term bundle at a reduced rate.)

Core Class Fall Term I Tuesday PM - 8-week

  • Date: 08-27-2019 to 10-15-2019
  • Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8-week long Tuesday evening class. (See below for options to register for a two-term bundle at a reduced rate.)

Core Class Bundles

Enroll in Terms I and II of our 8-week Core Classes as a bundle option.

Core Class Fall Term I and II Bundle - Tuesday AM - 8-week

  • Date: 08-27-2019 to 12-17-2019
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $475.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for Fall Terms I and II of the 8-week Tuesday morning class. Registering for this bundle will enroll you in Fall Terms I and II . There will be a one-week break between terms.

Core Class Fall Term I and II Bundle - Tuesday PM - 8-week

  • Date: 08-27-2019 to 12-17-2019
  • Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Tuition: $475.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for Fall Terms I and II of the 8-week Tuesday evening class. Registering for this bundle will enroll you in Fall Terms I and II . There will be a one-week break between terms.

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 Fall Term Wednesday PM - 10-week

  • Date: 09-4-2019 to 11-6-2019
  • 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 - 14-Week

Core Class Fall Term Wednesday PM - 14-week

  • Date: 09-4-2019 to 12-11-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $445.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 14-week long Wednesday evening class. Please note: There will be no class on November 27th.

Core Class Fall Term Thursday AM - 14-week

  • Date: 09-5-2019 to 12-12-2019
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $445.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 14-week long Thursday morning class. Please note: There will be no class on November 28th.

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!

Celebrating Our Struggles

  • Date: 08-3-2019 to 09-7-2019
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $190.00
  • Open to: Women

Strengthen your spiritual core while exploring the power of changing your life through narrative and being heard for what you truly have to say. This six-week class invites you on a journey to a greater sense of purpose and worth through telling your story to others.

Classes for Youth

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

Our Summer Camps are winding down. Stay tuned for our upcoming Fall Teen Class -- details and registration available soon!

Special Events For All

Summer Slam Open Mic Nights!

  • Date: 07-19-2019 to 09-6-2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Everyone - Family-Friendly

Who’s on the mic? It could be YOU! Join us for Summer Slam OPEN MIC NIGHTS, happening Fridays - Aug 9 and Sep 6 from 7-9 pm. These events are free, family-friendly, and open to all!

Community Programs for All Genders

An Evening of Female Comics & MORE!

  • Date: 07-30-2019
  • Time: 7pm Doors/Show at 8 to 10pm
  • Price: $18 advance tickets, $20 at door
  • Open to: Adults

Stand-up Comedy, 5-Minute Play, Lip Sync - Music. Join us for this fun, funny fundraiser for the benefit of Women Writing for (a) Change!

LGBTQ Cultural Competency Training

  • Date: 08-9-2019
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Price: FREE, but registration is required.
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) young people are often subject to harassment at school, erasure in faith communities, rejection from their families and hostility in youth-serving systems. This systematic abuse leads LGBTQ youth to have significantly higher rates of depression, suicide, substance abuse and homelessness, to name just a few harmful outcomes. This training from Lighthouse Youth & Family Services helps to promote safe, competent, and supportive care and welcoming environments for LGBTQ young people.

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 - Tuesday, August 13 PM

  • Date: 08-13-2019
  • 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!

FREE Core Class Sampler - All Genders - Wednesday, August 14 PM

  • Date: 08-14-2019
  • 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 - Saturday, August 24 AM

  • Date: 08-24-2019
  • Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 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

2019 Fall Retreat: As the Tides, As the Moon: Finding Our Vibrancy in the Still Points

  • Date: 09-15-2019 to 09-18-2019
  • Time: 3:30 pm (Sunday) to 1:00 pm (Wednesday)
  • Tuition: $395.00
  • Open to: Women

What vibrancy do we find within nature and ourselves? Join other writers at peaceful Transfiguration Spirituality Center in Glendale, Ohio for three days of exploring ways to settle into your own stillness as the tides, as the moon do.

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

Digging Up a Better Story: Going beyond Google to Research Your Novel

  • Date: 08-17-2019
  • Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

How do facts and details add layers to your writing? This 3-hour workshop will focus on effective research techniques and tricks designed to help the writer achieve a greater authenticity in their work.

Writer's Studio - 4-Class Pass

  • Date: 09-6-2019 to 09-27-2019
  • Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $65.00
  • 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.

Writer's Studio - September 6th

  • Date: 09-6-2019
  • 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 13th

  • Date: 09-13-2019
  • 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 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

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

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

Write Around the Corner - Exploring Cross Cultural Expressions Series

Mourning the Creation of Racial Categories - Part Two: Let Our Loss Be Heard

  • Date: 09-7-2019
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Tuition: $15.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

Join Women Writing for (a) Change for the eighth program in this series, as we once again explore race from the lens of categories.