The Writing Group Coordinator will facilitate writers’ group meetings and activities at the Madison Branch Library once a month on Sundays from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The meetings are open to the community members. The writers’ group represents many different stages and genres of writing. During meetings, members of the group are given the opportunity to read to their peer's writing, receive positive and helpful feedback. This volunteer position is a one-year commitment and can be renewed each year.
With the recent pandemic, meetings are hosted virtually.
Provide feedback to group members regarding their writing Schedule speakers for meetings and professional reading events in the community Answers questions from the public about the group. Keep a record of attendance and complete evaluations. Contact the CW Board of Directors in a timely manner of any changes as it relates to the writing group.
Carnegie Writers, Inc. (CW) is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for diverse writers and was inspired by The Carnegie Writers' Group, founded in August of 2013 by Oluwakemi Elufiede. The mission is to advance education, encourage collaboration, and provide resources for writing and literacy. The vision is to encourage children, adolescents and adults by providing positive and productive support in writing and literacy education based on personal goals.
We educate through workshops, tutorials, guest presentations, professional development training, and conferences.
We write through power writing, progressive writing, and publications.
We collaborate through group meetings, events, partnerships, and community-based programs.