What’s the value of writing?

  • a creative expression of self

  • an organization of perspective of culture and the world

  • a release of emotion

  • and … and …

The Gathering Place for Community, Arts & Education has several opportunities for you to participate in this process and share with the greater community.


We have a writing contest: Portraits in Pen – a Celebration of Women. Click the image for more information.


Six Word Slam – Brevity at its finest. Click the SLAM for more  information.


Our external writing blog is for creative writers who wish to share their work. Work should be apolitical, PG in contact and creative in nature. To submit for potential inclusion on the blog, attach to email in word format and send to GatheringPlaceCS@gmail.com

To read submissions on the writing blog, click here.

We will regularly post work that is submitted. So enjoy writing and reading!