Community Writing Center

A Plethora of Poetry  

A Plethora of Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month! Join the CWC in celebrating poetry in this three-part workshop series. We’ll explore various genres of poetry, learn to compose poems, and practice writing, revising and sharing your work. You can also submit to our annual poetry contest!

3-part event
April 11, 18, and 25 (S), 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $30
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192
or click here


30 Poems in 30 Days

The SLCC Community Writing Center is kicking off National Poetry Writing Month with our annual 30 day poem contest. We invite you all to partake in our 30 poems in 30 days challenge. Spring is almost into full fruition. Blossoms, sunflowers, and flora will flourish and so will creativity and everyone’s prowess in: poetry, haikus, and sonnet—you name it. Submissions are due Friday, May 1st. 

Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192
or click here

Day 26: Write a poem about betrayal.

Click here for an archive of previous prompts

Click Here for Contest Guidelines


    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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