Writers on the Avenue is a nonprofit organization supporting writers and the literary arts in and around Muscatine, Iowa. We meet the third Tuesday of each month and are open to writers of all ages, genres, styles, and levels of expertise. Membership is $10/year; inquiry meetings are free.

Recent Doings

August doings

WOTA meets Tuesday, August 16 from 6 to 8 pm in room 301 of Musser Public Library. Bring a pen, bring a friend, bring a short work to share.

Hello, June.

Join us on Tuesday, June 21 from 6 – 8 pm in room 301 of Musser Public Library. Click for words for the June word challenge and upcoming workshops.

Out now from Pearl City Press

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WOTA Anthologies

A collection of poems, stories, and essays celebrating the thirty years that Writers on the Avenue has been supporting the literary arts and local writers in and around Muscatine, Iowa. With contributions from founding members, long-time and returning members, and recent members who have given the group new life, this is an inspiring anthology that captures the breadth of talent of our region. Buy your copy now!

An anthology of poetry that reflects on the flavor and rhythms of life in the Great Bend of the Mississippi River. Available in print or ebook

An anthology of stories, essays, poems, and art designed to inspire and uplift. Available in print or ebook

Writers from Eastern Iowa celebrate food and family, reflect on holidays past, and explore what the winter season means to them in this collection of original stories, essays, and poems. Available in print or ebook