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Tag: Write@253

April
11th

Write@253 holds workshops, homework help, anthology projects on Tacoma’s Hilltop

Write@253, the Hilltop-based community writing center, is really hitting its stride with workshops, projects and ongoing homework help for all ages. Here’s what’s coming up

Writing Workshop for Health Care Professionals: Join writing teacher Judy Cromett to embark on a journey of discovering—or re-discovering–the rich rewards of writing.  The series began last week but there are five more Tuesdays to go: April 23, May 7, May 21, June 4, June 18. 7-9 p.m. Cost: $120 but scholarships available.

Write@253, 1310 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Tacoma. To register or for more info: Mary Fox, mfox@tacomacc.edu

PLU@253: Join letterpress artist Jessica Spring and her students from Pacific Lutheran University’s Elliot Press for a series of free letterpress workshops. Students will ink type and press the type to paper to produce an image and make journals, bookmarks, paper and even T-shirts. The series began last week but there are two more Wednesdays to go:

May 8, and June 12. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free, supplies provided. Read more »

June
20th

Writing center hopes to give Tacoma all the right words

A new community center hopes to get Tacoma writing.

Write@253, a non-profit writing center intends to serve as a resource for high school students, college applicants, aspiring adult creative writers and any experience in between.

The center will hold its open house Thursday, June 21 from 5-8 p.m.

Mary Fox, a writing teacher at Tacoma Community College and one of the Write@253 founders, said she felt writing education has become too test-oriented.

“We wanted to do something as teachers to support creative writing,” Fox said. “And also enrich the writing environment in Tacoma.”

The group got its inspiration from

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