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People’s Choice Poem Performance with SDWI favorite Steve Kowit and others

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Blog, Fresh Ink

People’s Choice Poem Performance Award (Cash Prizes), with special guest Steve Kowit, host Michael Klam, and DJ Gill Sotu.  This social, fun, lyrical and interactive arts and culture experience takes place in the Museum of the Living Artist, 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park and is open to the public.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for snacks and music, and the show starts at 7 p.m. Members are free, $5 at the door or bring wine or snacks to share and get in free. This...


Contest on captioning video

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Blog, Fresh Ink

 CaptionMax, a subtitle and video description company, is inviting writers to describe a short movie clip. The best entry wins $2,000 (or $1,000 for second, $500 for third). That’s a lot of money for describing 90 seconds of video! And it’s for a good cause. Description, as it’s called in the industry, helps people with vision loss enjoy movies and TV programs. Writers translate visual information into words, inserting description of the scene into the...


Interview with Jim Ruland by T.C. Porter

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink

Below is a recent interview of Jim Ruland by T.C. Porter.  Ruland is the prose editor for this year’s A Year In Ink anthology which we are releasing at a big party on April 22nd.  We hope you will join us for a celebration of San Diego authors and your first chance to purchase a copy of our latest book. To the many identities of Jim Ruland, add memoirist. His micro-memoir won a Reader’s Digest award. His long-awaited first novel arrives later this year. As an...


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San Diego Writers, Ink, nurtures writers and fosters a literary community by:

  • Serving as a hub for the literary community
  • Promoting literature
  • Providing artistic development for writers at all levels, and
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We hang our literary hats at The Ink Spot, a bright and creative space at NTC Liberty Station on Point Loma. Here writers and artists and those who love literature gather for literary events and art exhibitions. We’re an enthusiastic collaborator with many artistic, cultural, and community organizations and join with others throughout the city and county in promoting literature and creating community.


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