Rutgers-Newark Community Writing Center Workshops – Newark Public Library

Rutgers-Newark Community Writing Center Workshops

Spring & Summer 2017 Workshops

Community Writing Center workshops will provide hands-on skills in writing for professional purposes, personal expression, academics, and civic engagement.


Last Saturday of each month, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Refreshments will be served.
No registration required.

Auditorium, Fourth Floor
Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark


Writing Through Trauma
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Focus on writing as a process for coping with the trauma of grief and loss.


Memoir Writing
Saturday, May 27, 2017 Rescheduled for Saturday, June 10, 2017

Learn how to get your unique story on the page.


Finding Your Voice in the Community
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Be an active member of your community through clear and convincing writing.


Writing Short Fiction
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Are you a future novelist but don’t know where to start?
Learn the basics of fiction and leave with a short story.


Establishing a Social Media Presence
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Like it or not, social media is our new means of communication.
Learn the language of social media posting.


Writing a Cover Letter/Resume
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Get the job you want through a top-notch resume and cover letter.


For more information, contact the Library at 973-733-7784

For more information about the Rutgers University-Newark Community Writing Center, click here or contact Marne Benson, Writing Center Manager at 973-353-5849 or