Our Programs

Write616 is pleased to offer a variety of programs to support readers and writers no matter where they fall in their creative lifecycle.

Get Writing

Get Rejected

Get Pressed

  • The Business of Writing (Avenue for the Arts, led by Jason Gillikin)

Get Lit

  • Reading Michigan Writers (Kent District Library, coordinated by Lisa McNeilley)
  • Writers Squared (location varies, coordinated by Jason Gillikin)

Get Feedback

  • Poetry Roundtables (still being organized)
  • Flash Roundtable (still being organized)
  • Write616 Writers’ Group (still being organized)

Get Funds

  • Pack the Pub (venue varies by quarter, organized by Lisa McNeilley and KT Herr)

We also celebrate partnerships with other organizations to celebrate local literary talent:

  • Lighten Up: A Comedic Writing Approach to Dealing with Life’s Tough Stuff
  • Poetry and Art, an exhibit with Fountain Street Church