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Word Is Born Writers' Society


Wednesdays at 7pm in Keezel 303

Word Events Include:

  • Open mic nights, a poetry jam, and more
  • Community service oppportunities
  • Creative writing workshops


The mission of Word is Born is to promote a culture of creative writing at James Madison University.  Word is Born provides opportunities for students to develop their skills in poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction,engages in literacy-centered community outreach and service, and fosters an appreciation of creative writing throughout the university and region.  Word Is Born Writers’ Society also supports the mission and objectives of the Furious Flower Poetry Center.

Word Is Born Executive Board:

  • President: Kat Dolan
  • Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Hoover 

If you’re interested in learning more about the club, please email Kat Dolan or check out Word Is Born on Facebook.