A Creative Writing Group

 for affiliates of UM-Dearborn.

Writing Center After Dark

WCAD is an active writing community in which creative writers and editors are encouraged to share their work with a wider audience and further advance writing skills. As a community, writers are taken seriously and all forms of creative writing are respected and encouraged.

  • to connect writers with outlets for their writing

  • to connect people with different skill sets in order to develop creative writing

  • to provide:

    • a space for people invested in writing to gather and discuss their craft

    • resources to advance writing skills

    • information about opportunities to publish writing

    • friends & fun in a creative writing community



Membership is always open to anyone affiliated with UM-Dearborn! The only criteria for membership are respect, interest in creative writing, and willingness to engage in a collaborative writing process.

  • Follow this link to add your name to our roster.



As a writing community based on mutual respect, the club has zero tolerance for egregious or repeated breach of respect or safe boundaries. This would include interpersonal disrespect, sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, ableist behavior or rhetoric, or harassment—whether in interaction or in writing.

WCAD shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, etc. in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all participants.

Writing Center

3035 -
CASL Building
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