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The Writers' Block

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The Writers’ Block mission is to increase the interest in writing, reading, performance, and enjoyment of all types of poetry and literature.

The Writers’ Block is a community of writers with a passion for the written word. Whether you are a poet, author, lyricist, or a reader, The Writers' Block students invite you to join them.

Meetings in Fall 2015: Thursdays 2-3 pm in CC 142


Activities During the 2014-2015 Year
  • Insta-Poetry (poetry written by request on any topic on the spot): including special versions of Insta-Poetry for Christmas (Elf Notes) and Valentine's Day (Love Me Notes)
  • Write-Ins (write with other writers)
  • Workshops on preparing for Student Poetry Readings and submitting work to the college literary magazine
  • Movie nights: pizza and a writing/writer relevant movie
  • Chalk Walk: writing poems and quotes on sidewalks with chalk
  • Guerilla Poetry: posting short poems and quotes all around campus on brightly colored sticky notes
  • Impromptu timed writing during meetings
  • Student produced 'zines for Humanities Day and other events

Contact the Writers’ Block to get email notifications in the fall about meeting times and other info at

Find more info at The Writers' Block website.

Follow the Writers’ Block at: Facebook @ The Writers’ Block at SBVC


Club Advisor Joel Lamore can be reached at

Club Advisor Michael Slusser can be reached at