February Open Mic


Feb. 7 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Mestizo Coffeehouse

631 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

New Hours for Riverton Authors in Training

The Authors in Training DWS group, at the Riverton Library, is changing up their meeting dates and times. The meetings will be held in the Riverton Library Conference Room.

February: second and fourth Wednesday at 7-8:30 p.m.

March: first and third Wednesday at 7-8:30 p.m.

April and on: second and fourth Wednesday at 7-8:30 p.m.


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Grant Writing Basics

Fridays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
5-part workshop

Do you need funding for your project or nonprofit program but don’t know where to start? Government and private funding organizations often have money to give and only require that you make a persuasive case. Join the Community Writing Center for an interactive workshop on the basics of grant writing.

Cost: $100. Registration is required.
Location: CWC, 210 East 400 South #8

Register for Grant Writing Basics

The Letter Box Project

The Letter Box Project is an opportunity for you to practice the art of letter writing and to share your experiences and ideas with your community. Selected letters will be distributed in a vending machine housed at the Main City Library. Letters can be written in any language. Letters should be 150-300 words (either typed or submitted on one hand-written page) and should fit into one of the following categories:

  • Letter to a Child
  • Letter to an Old Friend
  • Love Letter
  • Dear Stranger
  • Letter to Future Self/ Selves
  • Letter to an Inanimate Object
  • Letter to ... (you decide!)

Need a little inspiration? See sample letters here and here.

Submit your original letters here and visit the Main City Library to check out the vending machine once it goes live!

The slcc cwc

The SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) supports, motivates and educates people of all abilities and educational backgrounds who want to use writing for practical needs, civic engagement and personal expression. In addition to an open space available for writing, we provide opportunities to enhance writing abilities through such programs as Writing Coaching , Writing Workshops, the DiverseCity Writing Series, Salt Lake Teens Write, and Community Writing Partners. Recipient of the 2012 Mayors Artist Award and the 2012 League of Innovations Award. Click here for a brief history of the CWC. These programs are open to all Salt Lake area residents.

Note: If you are an SLCC Student working on an academic assignment, please visit the Student Writing Center.

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