The PRCW is an organization dedicated to writers and the written word. Through an array of educational and informational programs, services and events, the Center aims to provide support for those wishing to pursue the craft of writing in any form.
As a community-based non-profit organization, the Center fosters a close relationship with the people of Southwest Florida, but our goal is to reach out to writers everywhere. Click on the links above to find out more.
Successful writing is hard work, but it does not have to be just you and the proverbial blank sheet of paper. The Center wants to bring writers of all kinds together. Whether you are a published writer or a complete novice, a journalist or a marketing rep, a novelist or a paralegal, we think you'll find a congenial home with Peace River Writers.
To help people develop skill in using the written word in any form.
To provide effective and timely support for writers.
To provide educational, literary and informational services and events.
To encourage dialogue and communication among the public at large.
To help promote a strong sense of community in Charlotte County and in Southwest Florida.
Peace River Center for Writers, Inc. is an independent, non-profit public organization that offers assistance in all kinds of writing, and to writers of all backgrounds.
Formal courses such as seminars and workshops are offered in all aspects of writing, as well as individual tutorials, editing services, proofreading, and direct assistance to writers seeking publication. Frequent readings, presentations, and other literary events are scheduled throughout the year.
PRCW was established in Punta Gorda, Florida, on April 2, 2002. The Center is incorporated in the State of Florida as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, with IRS tax-exempt status approved on October 11, 2002.
The Center officially "opened its doors" and commenced activities on July 1, 2002. Under a special arrangement with the Punta Gorda Historical Society, the historic Trabue Law and Land Sales Office at the Punta Gorda History Park became its home. PRCW activities were centered in the History Park until July, 2008 when all operations were moved to the Edison State College campus, 26300 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda, FL 33950.