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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 .


Summer 2022

The Faculty and Graduate Student Writing Group meets on Teams every Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. until July 27th, 2022. 

Spring 2022

The Faculty and Graduate Student Writing Group meets in-person and on Teams every Monday, 5-7 p.m. until May 2nd, 2022. 

Wednesday, January 19 - Creative Writing Group

Wednesday, January - LGBTQ+ Writing Group 

Wednesday, February 2 - Writing a Literature Review Workshop

Friday, February 11 - Personal Statement Workshop

Wednesday, February 16 - Creative Writing Group

Wednesday, February 23 - LGBTQ+ Writing Group

Monday, March 7 - Approaches to Successful Grant Writing Workshop

Wednesday, March 9 - Creative Writing Group

Tuesday, March 22 - Open Mic Night with Miracle Monocle

Wednesday, March 30 - LGBTQ+ Writing Group

Wednesday, April 6 - Creative Writing Group

Wednesday, April 20 - LGBTQ+ Writing Group

Monday, April 25 - Art Exhibition: Ekphrasis 


Fall 2021  


Tuesday September 21 - Writing Cover Letters

Monday October 11 -  Organizing and Writing a Large-Scale Project (such as a Dissertation or Thesis)

Monday October 25 - Halloween Open Mic Night with Miracle Monocle

Friday November 5 - Strategies for Writing for Publication