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What Participants Say About The Moving Pens

  • The Moving Pens offers writers at all levels and in many genres a safe, fun way to build skills. I was amazed to see how quickly a group of students, residents, faculty and community members built trust. My writing has improved. Thanks, Moving Pens!” ~Dr. Bruce Campbell (Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, and Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities)
  • The Moving Pens is a wonderful outlet that helps me to keep writing in my life, amidst mounting clinical responsibilities. The group is a vibrant community of writers who work in healthcare. The workshop format offers all group members the opportunity to give and receive valuable, collegial feedback.” ~Dr. Brittany Bettendorf, MCW Rheumatology fellow
  • “I so appreciated the camaraderie that developed amongst the group of busy professionals trying to carve out time for writing. The insightful feedback from the other Moving Pens’ members gave me many new ideas not only for my current work, but for future projects.” ~Joanne Nelson, MFA Creative Nonfiction

The Moving Pens Writers’ Group

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Members of the inaugural Moving Pens group dig into a warm-up prompt.

 

Part writing prompts, part critique group: participants will get a jumpstart on their work and receive feedback to take it to the next level. Held at The Medical College of Wisconsin in collaboration with the MCW Medical Humanities Program.

 

Tuesday Evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Nov/Dec Session: 11/ 8 & 22; 12/6 & 13

Jan/Feb 2017 Session: 1/10 & 24; 2/14 & 28

Mar/Apr 2017 Session: 3/14 & 28; 4/4 & 25

Each session: $80

Register through Pay Pal: $80

MCW Student Discount: $40

Register by mail

 

About Our Facilitator, Kim Suhr:

Kim Suhr 2Kim is the author of Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom and director of Red Oak Writing. Her work has appeared at Grey Sparrow Journal, Full of Crow and Staccato Fiction as well as earning awards from the Wisconsin Writers’ Association’s Jade Ring and Lindemann Humor Contests. You can listen to Kim read her work at WUWM 89.7 on the Lake Effect Program. She holds an MFA from the Solstice program at Pine Manor College where she was the Dennis Lehane Fellow in Fiction. To learn more about her writing, visit kimsuhr.com.


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