Madison Writing Assistance
One-to-one Writing Help Around Madison

Madison Writing Assistance provides thoughtful, responsive readers for all kinds of writing, from cover letters and resumés to memoirs and poems. Our staff of friendly writers can provide expert feedback and help you ensure that you are reaching your audience.

Hours & Locations

Please contact libraries to set up an appointment.

We will offer free weekly writing assistance from Monday, September 12, through Saturday, December 10, with all MWA sites closed during Thanksgiving week (no MWA shifts from November 21-26).

Day Time Location
Mondays 4:00–7:00 p.m. Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
Tuesdays 4:30–7:30 p.m. Goodman South Madison Library
2222 S. Park St.
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Meadowood Neighborhood Center
5374 Raymond Rd.
Wednesdays 4:00–7:00 p.m. Pinney Library
204 Cottage Grove Rd.
Thursdays 4:00–7:00 p.m. Hawthorne Library
2707 E. Washington Ave.
Saturdays 1:30–4:30 p.m. Goodman South Madison Library
2222 S. Park St.


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Administrative Staff

  • Nancy Linh Karls, Director


  • Jarrett Chapin
  • Elisa Findlay
  • Stephanie Larson
  • Zach Marshall
  • Ambar Meneses-Hall
  • Angela Zito

Contact Us

Please contact library locations to schedule an appointment.

You can contact the staff of Madison Writing Assistance by emailing us at