Writers' Café is an on-campus writing and meeting space
housed in the Writing Center.
The Café meets during Fall and Spring Terms.
can be a solitary art. Whether you are a Writing major or are simply deeply interested in writing, take time on alternate Friday afternoons
to find an informal community of Pitt writers at the Writers'
Café. Make contacts with other writers, try your hand
at different genres, let guided freewriting exercises jumpstart
your process, and share feedback on works-in-progress with
peers from all over campus. At the Writers' Café, you'll
get leads on publishing opportunities and contests and enjoy
a supportive environment for trying out your work on new readers
and listeners. As a participant in the program, you'll have
the opportunity to shape this new program according to your
needs and interests.
session is facilitated by at least two practicing creative
writers from the Pitt faculty.
Typical sessions include craft talks, writing in response to prompts, and sharing that writing. Coffee, soft drinks, and snacks are available free of charge.
Start your weekend the "write" way by being part
of the Writer's Cafe.
the Writers' Café sessions are held in the Writing Center, 317B O'Hara Student Center.
Writing Center has a number of creative writing faculty on
staff as tutors, and you are ALWAYS WELCOME to get one-on-one
feedback on poetry, fiction, and nonfiction at the
Center. To schedule an appointment with a creative writing
tutor, call the Writing Center at (412) 624-6556.
you have questions, contact Barbara Edelman or Robert Stevens, Writers' Café Coordinators at (412) 624-6556.
our Writing Center/Prosody Writing
Contest page. The contest deadline is March 22, 2013.
Department of English
University of Pittsburgh
design, logo, and photos by Sarah