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We're committed to creating and supporting a culture of writing at UofL. Throughout the year we hold writing groups and events about writing to help support, and have fun, with all aspects of writing. All events are free and take place at the University Writing Center, on the first floor of Ekstrom Library. For more information about an event, click on a link below or contact us at 502-851-2173 or .


Fall 2022

The Faculty and Graduate Student Writing Group meets in person and online via MS Teams. Meetings will be held every Tuesday, 5:30-7:30pm, starting August 30th. 

Monday, September 12 - Creative Writing Group, 5:30-7pm

Wednesday, September 21 - Graduate Student Writing Workshop: Reading and Responding to Graduate Level Writing

Monday, October 10 - Creative Writing Group, 5:30-7pm

Wednesday, October 12 - Graduate Student Writing Workshop: Organizing and Writing a Large-Scale Project such as a Dissertation or Thesis. 

Wednesday, October 26 - Halloween Open Mic Night hosted in conjunction with Miracle Monocle, 7:00pm

Thursday, November 3 - Axton Reading Series: Megan Mayhew Bergman, 7:30pm

Monday, November 14 - Creative Writing Group, 5:30-7pm

Monday, December 5 - Creative Writing Group, 5:30-7pm


Spring 2023

Thursday, February 2 - Graduate Student Writing Workshop: Writing a Literature Review

Tuesday, March 7 - Graduate Student Writing Workshop: Approaches to Successful Grant Writing