The Rough Draft Cafe:
Community Writing Center

UM-Flint’s Community Writing Center, the Rough Draft Café, provides writing support services to community members. Whether you need writing tools and strategies to tune up your resume or just a sounding board for your next writing project, our staff are expert listeners who can help you make your voice heard. We are happy to work with academic, creative, and professional writing on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Location and Hours: 
Flint Public Library
May 9 – June 27
Thursdays, 2 -5 p.m.
Kommareddi Room 

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Session length: Sessions are typically a maximum of 30 minutes but can be extended if time is available and no one else is waiting for assistance. 

We can help with

  • Writing assignments
  • College entrance essays
  • Scholarship essays
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Business/Professional writing
  • Grant proposals
  • Memoirs
  • Creative writing

Writers 14 or younger: We are excited to work with youth on their writing. However, we do require a parent or guardian over 18 to sign the student in and remain in the library. We also ask for a parent or guardian’s phone number in case of an emergency.

Contact Us: 
Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or call us at 810-766-6603.

Sponsored by: 
The University of Michigan-Flint Marian E. Wright Writing Center