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Community Writing Center

30 Poems in 30 Days Poetry Contest

April is the month of fools, the cuckoo bird, spring cleaning, the Boston Marathon and National Poetry Month. The SLCC Community Writing Center invites you to join us for some endurance writing with our annual 30 Poems in 30 Days Writing Competition. Register online or in person. Registration fees are $5 (which can be waived). Submissions are due Monday, May 2nd. Check out the competition guidelines. For more information, visit or call 801-957-2192. 

Prompts will be posted daily at 8 a.m. on

Creative Coffee: a Writers’ Collective 

Join us at Mestizo Coffee House and be a part of Salt Lake City’s vibrant writing community at this month’s Creative Coffee writers’ collective, hosted by the SLCC Community Writing Center. Patrons are invited to share their prose and poetry in an open mic format. Come listen and share over your favorite brew! 

Free and open to the public! 
Tuesday, May 3rd 
7 – 8:30 p.m. 
Mestizo Coffee House 
641 West North Temple, Salt Lake 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 

For more information call the 
SLCC Community Writing Center 

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

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

Salt Lake Community College

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

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