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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
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The Moving Pens Writers’ Group

MCW writers

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

Facilitated by Kim Suhr, MFA

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.

 

Current Series

Tuesday Evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Sept 19
Oct 3, 17, 31
Nov 14
Dec 5

January – March Series, 2018

Tuesday Evenings, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Jan 16 & 30
Feb 13 & 27
Mar 6 & 20

Prepayment and Registration Required

Full series (all 6 dates): $120

MCW Student Price: $60

3 dates (minimum)*: $75

MCW Student Price: $38

4 dates*: $100

MCW Student Price: $50

5 dates*: $125

MCW Student Price: $63

OR Register by mail

*If you are signing up for less than the full series, please email Kim to indicate the dates you will attend: kim[a]redoakwriting.com 

Sorry, no refunds.

 

KIM SUHR, MFA is the author of Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom and director of Red Oak Writing. Her work has appeared in various journals, most recently at Literally Stories,  Midwest Review, the Stonecoast Review and Solstice Lit, as well as in the anthology, Family Stories from the Attic (Hidden Timber Books, 2017). 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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