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Writing By Writers (WxW) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a rigorous, compassionate and inclusive environment to learn the art of reading and writing from accomplished authors. WxW hosts multi-day writing workshops for people interested in writing fiction, nonfiction, memoir and poetry. The workshops are taught by nationally known, published authors, who are adept at teaching the craft of writing to all levels of student. In addition, participants learn how to read other’s work critically and apply those lessons to their own writing.

Guiding Principles:

 

  • Bring together diverse faculty and participants who represent a multitude of backgrounds and encourage sensitivity to the full range of expression of identity.

  • Develop partnerships with institutions and provide fellowships to writers so that underrepresented voices can be heard.

  • Create an inclusive community of writers where all identities feel welcomed, supported and safe.

  • Listen to the voices of our community and continue to learn and grow as an organization.