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01/12 Writers Read Book Group: “In the Time of the Butterflies”

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014 Time: 3pm to 5pm Number of sessions: 1 Members: $5 donation Nonmembers: $5 donation Location: Inspirations Gallery (next door to the Ink Spot) as part of our Fall for Writing Conference

Sun, January 12, 2014, 3-5pm

Description: This month we’re discussing “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez. Writers (and non-writing readers) of all genres and skill levels are welcome.


Read the Book.  See the Play.  Discuss!

in-the-time-of-the-butterfliesThe selection for the Writers Read Book Group meeting on January 12, 2014 is In the Time of the Butterflies by award winning author, Julia Alvarez.

In this novel based on the lives of the martyred Mirabel sisters, we experience the joys and sorrows of their girlhood in the Dominican Republic and their eventual founding of the underground resistance movement against the Trujillo dictatorship.

San Diego Repertory Theatre is staging a play based on the novel and we have been offered a special group package to see the play together at the Lyceum Theatre on January 11th.

The Play

What:  In the Time of the Butterflies, a play by Caridad Svich based on the novel by Julia Alvarez

When:  Saturday, January 11, 2014, 8:00pm

Where: The Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101

How:   Group Tickets sold already but if you want to join us, please see the theatre for tickets on Jan 11!


The Discussion

What:  Discussion of In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez. Participants are invited to share insights and observations. Writers (and non-writing readers) of all genres and skill levels are welcome. Attending the play is encouraged, but not required for the discussion.

When:  Sunday, January 12, 2014, 3-5pm

Where: The NEW Ink Spot, NTC at Liberty Station 2730 Historic Decatur Rd., Barracks 16, Suite 202 San Diego, CA 92106

How:   Cost is $5 for SDWI members and non-members. For more information, email