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Author Hanif Abdurraqib Visits Viroqua on December 6

The Driftless Writing Center invites the public to attend a reading by poet, essayist, and music writer Hanif Abdurraqib on Friday, December 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Ridge Waldorf School’s Old Main Buildi...

Join us for Getting Words on the Page: A Writing Workshop for All. Lisa Henner and Robin Hosemann will use their 30 years of combined teaching experience to guide you through simple, open-ended, stress-free, fun exercises to get you started and expose you to techniques...

Want to polish your writing and make it publishable? Are you ready for an expert’s opinion on the story, essay, or chapter you’ve been revising? In the Manuscript Critique workshop, you’ll learn how to assess strengths and weaknesses in your own and others’ work. You’l...

“Silence is the poetics of space, what it means to be in a place … and I think to myself, I know exactly where I am.”...


Overhaul: An Intensive Revision Weekend for Writers

July 12-14, 2019

You wrote it and it’s in a drawer. It might be the best thing you’ve ever written, but often it feels like the worst. It confuses you, inspires you, and occasionally fills you with despair. Still, it k...

The Driftless Writing Center is thrilled to announce its latest project, Stories from the Flood.

In partnership with area libraries and the Vernon County Historical Society, DWC will collect stories from hundreds of people affected by the record-breaking August 2018 flo...

 “Stories from the Flood” Project Manager Position Description

The Driftless Writing Center, based in Viroqua, Wisconsin, seeks a Project Manager to oversee our “Stories from the Flood” project, an effort to help 200+ area residents record and archive their personal sto...

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Driftless Writing Center will publish an anthology showcasing local writers and artists or those who have been influenced by the region.

“We envision this anthology as a complement to the 200 years of work collected in The Driftles...

The first season of our Draft and Craft workshop was such a hit that we've planned a whole new series, beginning January 2nd. 

Draft and Craft is a low-commitment, drop-in workshop one evening a week that gets participants writing and builds writing community. Each sess...

You asked for it—a workshop with minimum risk and maximum creativity.

Draft and Craft, a new offering from the Driftless Writing Center, is perfect for writers who are just starting out, feeling stuck, or looking to try something new.

Each Monday evening from Septemb...

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