December Events

WOTA in the afternoon 12/6 Join us on December 6 for WOTA in the afternoon! We’ll meet from 1 to 3 pm in room 201 of the Musser Public Library in Muscatine. Bring a short work to share & be prepared to talk writing. Holiday stroll 12/7 Then stop by the WOTA table during downtown…

“The Director:” A Short Story by Mike Bayles

Sunlight from the windows fell upon Jack as he sat in front of the corner store. Settling dust danced as gold flecks, as he waited for something magical to occur. A bell jingled, and the door opened, letting in a breeze. He let two ladies pass him. He nodded at them as their two stooped…

November doings

There are a few ways to enjoy WOTA from now through the end of the year! Afternoons with WOTA We’ll continue meeting on the first Thursday of each month from 1-3 p.m. in room 201 of Musser Public Library. These are informal and relaxed sessions to share work, tips, advice, and inspiration. Bring something to…

October events

Join us for an afternoon with WOTA on Thursday, October 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. in room 201 at Musser Public Library! We’re launching an afternoon meeting for those who can’t make Tuesday night or just want more WOTA in their life. Bring a pen, bring a friend, bring a short work to share….

September Meetings & Events

We’re excited to announce three ways to mingle with writers this September! Join local writers in room 201 of the Musser Public Library on Thursday, September 6 between 1 and 3 p.m. This is an inaugural afternoon meeting designed to create a forum and supportive space for those who can’t make the regular Tuesday night…

New Anthology Now Available!

Writers on the Avenue is delighted to announce the publication of our latest poetry anthology, From River to River: Thoughts on Life in the Great Bend. This beautiful collection of poetry, interspersed with captivating photography and original art, captures the natural beauty, seasons, and philosophical introspections of artists and poets who have been shaped by…

August Word Challenge

Join Writers on the Avenue for our August monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 21 in the first-floor conference room of Musser Public Library, 408 E. 2d St., Muscatine. The business meeting starts at 5:30, and your input is appreciated; the writing portion, including exercises, sharing work, and the critique group, commence at 6:00 p.m. If…