IWC Events

Join IWC board members, staff, and writers for first Fridays that give an *F! Write your own flash fiction, submit for prizes or even for publication in our online magazine the Flying Island, learn about IWC, meet other writers, and explore the CCIC. Each month will feature something special.

2019 Gathering of Writers

When: Saturday. March 9, 2019- Early Bird pricing extended through 01/30/2019!
Go here for all the details

The Gathering of Writers is the Indiana Writers Center's annual conference, featuring a full day of classes, workshops and featured speakers. Award-winning authors from around the state will share their expertise and discuss their experiences as working writers.

Only Witness,

A Benefit for the Indiana Writers Center featuring Jim Powell, with an introduction by Dan Wakefield

 Join us on Friday, March 8 from 6-8 PM to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the Indiana Writers Center with the launch of Only Witness, a collection of short stories by its founder, Jim Powell. We’ll share drinks and hors d’oeuvres, then listen to Jim read a short selection from the book. Signing will follow. Go here for all the details.

Events for Readers and Writers Around Indiana 

(Not sponsored by the Indiana Writers Center)

Be sure to check out the Events Blog in News and Updates for the latest events!

Indianapolis Area

Brick Street Poetry Series
A listing of upcoming guest poets as well as a Rogue's gallery of past guest poets (Zionsville)

Brick Street Poetry, Inc.
Brick Street Poetry, Inc. publishes the Tipton Poetry Journal, hosts the monthly poetry series and sponsors other poetry-related events. (Zionsville)

Indiana History Center
Storytelling events and readings in Downtown Indianapolis

Indy Literary Arts
A community facebook page: Visit this page to find the latest listings of literary arts events in Central Indiana!

Indy Reads Books
Indy Reads Books on Facebook
Check their event calendar for many literary opportunities

Indianapolis Marion County Public Library
Check out the many events at the library.

Kellogg Writers Series
Kellogg Writers Series on Facebook

University of Indianapolis

Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library
Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Facebook Page
Check their events.

Rufus and Louise Reiberg Reading Series
IUPUI, Indianapolis

Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series
Butler University's acclaimed reading series


Ball State Visiting Writers Series
On Ball State's Campus in Muncie, Indiana


Depauw University Visiting Writers Series
On Depauw's campus in Greencastle, Indiana

South Bend

Notre Dame Creative Writing Events Calendar


Purdue University Visiting Writers Series
On Purdue's campus in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Second Flight Books
Lots of readings and events in Lafayette, Indiana


Indiana University Creative Writing
Readings and Events at IU

Writers Guild at Bloomington
A Bloomington Area Writers Group



Valparaiso University English Department
Vaparaiso University's Reading Series






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