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Get One-to-One Writing Help from Experienced Instructors

Madison Writing Assistance

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members, traditionally at libraries and neighborhood centers throughout the city, and now online. Their friendly, experienced instructors are happy to help people with their writing across a wide range of genres, including resumes, cover letters, application essays, grant proposals, creative writing, and various forms of life writing. Read the Madison Writing Assistance Impact Story.

MWA is returning in Fall 2020 (from September 14 to December 5). You may meet with an MWA instructor on:

  • Mondays 11:00-2:00
  • Tuesdays 10:30-1:30
  • Wednesday 10:00-12:00 | 4:00-7:00
  • Thursdays 4:00-7:00
  • Fridays 1:00-4:00
  • Saturdays 1:30-4:30

Visit our Madison Writing Assistance page for more information or the MWA website to sign up for a session.

For the health and safety of the community, all MWA writing support will be offered remotely for the fall term. Options for remote writing assistance include (1) written feedback via email, (2) face-to-face conversation via Google Meet, and (3) conversation via phone. 

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation, the UW Anonymous Fund, and Altrusa International of Madison, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and their library and neighborhood center partners.

Jul 21, 2020