Community Writing Center

Writing for Change  

Writing for Change: Community Writing Event at Utah Pride Festival
Does change in democracy require civic dialogue? If so, where is it and who gets to talk? OR write? Join the CWC during the Utah Pride Festival to learn techniques of writing for change, such as letters to editors and public officials. Come with a concern and stay to write a letter with the help of CWC writing coaches.

1-part workshop
June 6 (S), 1-3 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192
or click here


Wasatch Iron Pen

Artists of the written word face off in a 24-hour writing competition. Adult and Youth writers can participate in one of three categories (Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry) or can take on the Ultra Iron Pen challenge and write in all three! Writers of all genres and experience levels can register for the marathon beginning on May 1, 2015 at the SLCC Community Writing Center (located at Library Square) or at After receiving the visual prompt on Friday, June 26th at 5:00pm, writers will have exactly one day to write. Submissions are due Saturday, June 27th at 5:00pm. Visit www.slcc. edu/cwc for more details or call 801.957.2192.
Registration is required. To register call (801)957-2192

    The SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) supports, motivates and educates people of all abilities and educational backgrounds who want to use writing for practical needs, civic engagement and personal expression.In addition to an open space available for writing, we provide opportunities to enhance writing abilities through such programs as  Writing CoachingWriting Workshops, the DiverseCity Writing Series, Salt Lake Teens Write, and Community Writing Partners. Recipient of the 2012 Mayors Artist Award and the 2012 League of Innovations Award. Click here for a brief history of the CWC. These programs are open to all Salt Lake area residents.

Note: If you are an SLCC Student working on an academic assignment, please visit the Student Writing Center.

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