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Prompt, a Community Writing Workshop

September 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

View Venue Website, 1005 W Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209 + Google Map

“Do it. It was the best gift I could give myself. You will stretch yourself as a writer no matter your level of experience.”
—Laurie, Spring 2019 Prompt participant

“In ten brief weeks I learned of my strengths, built a regular practice of writing and made new connections. My writing improved significantly from peer feedback.”
—Suresh, Spring 2019 Prompt participant

For writers and aspiring writers alike. See what Prompt can do for you…

WHO: Write Around Portland runs community-building writing workshops:

WHAT: Prompt at Powell’s City of Books is a 10-week workshop by Write Around Portland designed to inspire the writing life. Based on the acclaimed Write Around Portland model, this dynamic workshop incorporates our favorite writing exercises, including freewriting; work with writing elements; strength-building feedback and early-draft revision. The workshop caps off with a community broadside.

WHEN: 10 Tuesdays, Sept 25th – Dec 4th (skip 11/27), from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

WHERE: Powell’s City of Books: 1005 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209.

HOW: Pre-registration is required. Call Write Around Portland at (503) 796-9224 or register through our website:

COST: $300. Fee includes snacks and access to the “bowels of Powell’s.” (Accessing the “bowels of Powell’s” requires climbing a flight of 12 stairs). Payment plans are available. Proceeds go directly toward supporting Write Around Portland’s free community writing workshops held in partnership with hospitals, treatment centers, homeless shelters, prisons, low-income housing buildings, schools and other social service agencies.


1005 W Burnside Street

Portland, OR 97209
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Write Around Portland
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