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10th Annual Wasatch Iron Pen Literary Marathon and Ultra Marathon

10th Annual 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, 2016 at the SLCC Community Writing Center (located at Library Square) or you can register online or call 801-957-2192.

Registration is required. 

After receiving the visual prompt on Friday, June 24 at 5 p.m., writers will have exactly one day to write. Submissions due Saturday, June 25 at 5 p.m. Register or call 801-957-2192 registration is required. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Iron Pen, the fee has been reduced to $5 dollars for one submission and $10 for the Ultra Iron Pen.


Journaling Workshop

1-part workshop June 2 (Th), 6-8 p.m.

Is this your first time journaling, or is journaling already an integral part of your daily writing? Join us for a chance to explore and share the basics of journaling, including journaling styles and ways to generate ideas.

Cost: $10. Registration is required.


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 Coaching , Writing 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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SLCC Community Writing Center
210 East and 400 South, Suite 8
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone: 801-957-2192
Email:cwc@slcc.edu

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday & Holidays

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4600 South Redwood Road Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-957-7522
Student Services hours: M-Th: 7 am - 7 pm; Fr 7 am - 4:30 pm
Enrollment Info: 801-957-4073

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