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Interview with Karin Zirk by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings

Dr. Zirk is a mythology enthusiast who has explored the connection between mythological trickster figures and literary archetypes. On January 21st, she will be teaching a class on the topic, called Generative Writing: Using Trickster Mythology to Create Change. What first drew you to mythology? As a teenager, Led Zeppelin brought the ancient myths thundering into my conciseness: the Viking conquerors of Immigrant Song and the blues of Willie Dixon. The ancient folk...


Interview with Author Barbara Davenport by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink

Barbara Davenport is the author of multiple novels, including Grit and Hope, a nonfiction account of a young man trying to make a difference. Come January 14th, she will be teaching a class called Kickstarting Your Writing with These Seven practices.   SDWI: What (or who) influenced you to start writing? BD: As far back as I remember I loved to read, loved to lose myself in books. I was lucky in high school to have two excellent English teachers who opened my eyes to...


12 Days of Christmas: Featured Friend–Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Blog, Community Events, Community Partner of the Month, Fresh Ink

As part of the month of December, we are going to profile 12 local art or writing organizations. This time, it’s theCanyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference (CCA Writers Conference), the FREE writing conference for teenagers. The Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference is organized by the Creative Writing Club, a student-led organization that encourages and supports creative writers on campus and throughout San Diego. In 2016, 220 students from 24...


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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
  • Facilitating artistic collaboration

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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