Events & Writing Group Info

Each session, MTSU Write hosts events that nurture the writing community and celebrate literary life.  We also are adding facilitaed writing groups to our list of offerings. Check here for updates as events and writing groups will change from season to season.

Throughout the year, MTSU co-sponsors Poetry in the Boro, a monthly reading and open mic event.  Follow the schedule and learn more about featured writers here:

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Writing Groups

MTSU Write is pleased to offer writing groups for writers who want community and accountability. These writing groups are facilitated by one of our mentors, who acts as an organizer and co-participant, sharing their work alongside other members of the group.  

Fall Writing Group Availability:

  • Poetry with Allison Blevins: Mondays, 10am CST (2 available seats)
  • Flash CNF with Allison Blevins: Tuesdays, 9:30am CST (2 available seats)

The registration fee is $100 per semester, which aligns with our mentorship session schedule.

If you’d like to join one of the groups, email Please share your genre of choice, a short description of the project you’re working on, and a 1-2 page writing sample. Upon acceptance to the group, you will be given a link to pay the registration fee.

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Spring Saturdays

Each spring, we are pleased to offer a series of free master classes on Saturdays. These classes vary in topics on the writing life, from craft talks to workshops to information about publishing and freelancing. We will announce the 2024 series in late 2023.

Summer Simmer

MTSU Write enjoyed its first Summer Simmer in 2023, featuring a book group and Conversation on Creativity. Stay tuned for details on a 2024 version.

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