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Welcome spring with an Inlandia Creative Writing Workshop! Workshops begin April 5 and writers from all levels of experience are invited to participate, with a variety of writing genres to choose from. Whether you’re just beginning your writing journey or you’re a workshop veteran with stacks of filled spiral notebooks to your credit, Inlandia has a workshop for you. Find one that works and pick out a new pen!

Registration for all workshops is now open. Click here to enroll:

Corona—Renee Gurley
Online • Beginning/Intermediate Levels: All Genres
Alternating Saturdays: 4/9, 4/23, 5/7, 5/21, and 6/4 • 10 am–12 pm


Ontario—Victoria Waddle
Online • Intermediate/Advanced Levels: All Genres
Alternating Wednesdays: 4/13, 4/27, 5/11, 5/25, and 6/8 • 6:30–8:30 pm


Redlands—Romaine Washington
Online • Beginning/Intermediate Levels: Poetry
Alternating Tuesdays: 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, and 5/31 • 6:30–8:30 pm


Riverside—Jo Scott-Coe
Online • Intermediate/Advanced Levels: Creative Nonfiction
“Opening the Research Doorway PART TWO: Deepening Your Creative Nonfiction Voice”
Alternating Thursdays: 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, and 6/23 • 6:30–8:30 pm


Riverside—Frances J. Vasquez
In person • SSgt. Salvador J. Lara Casa Blanca Library
Tesoros de Cuentos Bilingual Workshop: Storytelling Through the Arts: Amazing Riverside Murals Weekly Fridays: 3/11, 3/18/, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, and 4/22/22 • 1–2:30 pm

Murals are excellent sources of inspiration. Frances J. Vasquez and Kimberly Olvera Du Bry will lead small personal group tours of select Riverside murals. Participants will visit the various murals and discuss their artistic themes, backgrounds, and provide relevant writing prompts to inspire the creative writing to flow. For those who need it, rides may be provided from the Lara Library to and from the sites.


Riverside—Celena’s Scribes with Wil Clarke
Online • All Genres
Weekly Tuesdays • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Named in honor of beloved workshop leader CelenaDiana Bumpus, participants are encouraged to write from a prompt and share their work, with friendly critiques offered by workshop members. Enrollment is limited.

San Bernardino—Allyson Jeffredo
Beginning Level: All Genres
Alternating Tuesdays: 4/12, 4/26, 5/10, 5/24, and 6/7/22 • 6–8 pm


Redlands: Joslyn Senior Center—Mae Wagner Marinello
In person • All Levels: All Genres
Ongoing • Thursdays • 11 am–1 pm


Inlandia workshops are supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at; and also in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how the National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit