Youth and Community

The Greater Madison Writing Project runs several camps and initiatives to promote the joy of writing in the Dane County area. We run writing camps for youth of all writing skill levels fostering creativity and activism. We also partner with local organizations bringing our services to underserved homeless youth and their family.

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Who We Are: Voices in Our Community

An award winning program that brings together children and youth experiencing homelessness with local educators


If you have questions about the Greater Madison Writing Project, our programs, or would like to partner with us please email Mark Dziedzic at

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All of our virtual programs will be running as planned. We are following UW–Madison campus policy regarding in-person program cancellations. Please check the UW-Madison COVID-19 website for updates. 

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August 2020

Rise Up & Write: Let’s Talk About Election 2020 (Online)

August 4 @ 1:00 pm CDT - August 13 @ 3:00 pm CDT
middle school girl writing

Join us to raise our voices about the important issues at play in the 2020 election. This session will support writers and activists in middle and high school in creating multimedia commentaries for the KQED…

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