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…

July meeting & more

Please join us for our monthly WOTA meeting on Tuesday, July 17 at the Musser Public Library’s new digs at 408 E 2d St. in Muscatine, right across from beautiful Trinity Episcopal church. We’ll meet in the board room on the ground floor and I imagine we’ll all have great fun in the swivel chairs….

Poetry Contest Winners

WOTA is thrilled to announce the winners of the spring poetry contest. Please join us in congratulating these outstanding poets: Adult winners: 1st: “Summer” by Richard Thurston 2d: “Panorama” by Rick Bierman 3d: “Empty Basket” by Mike Fladlien Honorable mentions: “And the Winner Is . . .” by Vicky Dovenspike “You Know It’s Spring When…

Scholarships Available to Attend Creativity Camp!

Come get your biannual dose of inspiration at Creativity Camp, held this year from Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 17 at Langwood Education Center in Grandview, IA. Full details will be available soon on the Society of Great River Poets website, but here’s the skinny: Workshops will cover everything from plot, the short story,…

Spring News: Meetings and More

Hi, writers! Here’s a quick overview of our agenda for the spring. Meeting April’s monthly meeting is Tuesday, 4/17 at the Student Center at Muscatine Community College, 152 Colorado St. Bring a pen, bring a friend, and bring a short work to share! The business meeting will start at 5:30 and the writing fun begins…