wc_open_micThe WC @ MSU Annual Spring Open Mic

Thursday, March 26: 6pm-8pm

Join us for a night of talent and entertainment in the WC this March! All are welcome to attend and perform: students, faculty, staff, and community members. We’d love to see you sing, dance, do a dramatic reading, perform fantastic illusions, or share any other talent you may have!

Be sure to RSVP on the Facebook event page, and register your act ahead of time ( so we can give you your time to shine.

Buddy Wakefield Poetry Workshop (January 26, 2015)Poetry Workshop with Buddy Wakefield: Individual Voice, Vision, and Re-Vision

Monday, January 26: 7pm-9pm

The Writing Center at MSU is partnering with the MSU Slam Poetry Team to host a poetry workshop facilitated by three-time world champion spoken word artist Buddy Wakefield. The workshop will explore what it looks, feels, and sounds like to best represent oneself through writing and performance. In-the-moment performance coaching and poetry feedback will be offered to participants.

Space for this workshop is very limited, so pre-registration is required. Please click here to reserve your space at this exciting event!

Community Creative Writing Group

January 21
February 11 & 25
March 11 & 25
April 8 & 22

(all workshops run from 7:30pm-9:00pm at the East Lansing Public Library)

Working on a poem, short story, novel,  or other work? Need help developing ideas or moving forward? Stop by The Community Creative Writing Group, which is designed to help you develop your inventive writing skills! Bring in whatever you are working on and we will gladly help and workshop our pieces together. For more information, or to join the mailing list for this group, please email

Navigating the PhD (February 7 and April 11, 2015)

These Navigating the PhD interactive writing workshops are designed to help you develop an individualized plan for graduate writing, especially comprehensive exams, dissertation proposals, and dissertations. For more information on these workshops, please see our Navigating the PhD page, or contact the Graduate School at All NtP workshops run from 9am-4pm, unless otherwise specified.