The Carbondale Public Library will host a series of free teen writing workshops for students in grades 9-12. Students will work with Heather Weatherwax, from the Saluki Writer’s Project to hone their creative writing skills. Participants will learn how to properly workshop/critique writing and provide constructive criticism for fellow writers.  In addition, they will take part in fun but challenging writing exercises to bring their writing to the next level.  All genres and levels of writers welcome.


Workshops will take place from 4:00-5:30 PM on Thursdays at the Library from February 15 through April 26, 2018. Ongoing registration is available online at  or in person at the Library.


For more information, please contact Jennifer Johansson, Teen & Youth Program Coordinator, at (618) 457-0354 or

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  • Starting Thursday, February 15th, 2018, repeats every week on Thursday until Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Carbondale Public Library

405 W Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901

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