09/08 Time and Time Again—Memoirists on Writing the Memoir

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Classes, Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 09/08 Time and Time Again—Memoirists on Writing the Memoir

Panel Discussion  6:30-8:30 pm   Life is not what one lives, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it. -Gabriel Garcia Marquez   The memoir has long been a genre chosen by writers from Proust to Woolf to Nabokov to relate not just a time of their lives, but to examine the meaning of that time and its effects on them. However, it’s been within the last two decades that the memoir has become the genre of our time and currently...

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09/18 Gina Frangello Reading: EVERY KIND OF WANTING

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Gina will be reading from her just released book Every Kind of Wanting.  Please note she is also teaching a class directly before this reading!     GINA FRANGELLO’S last novel, A Life in Men (Algonquin 2014), was selected for the Target Emerging Authors series, has been optioned by Universal Cable Productions/Denver & Delilah, and was a book club selection for NYLON magazine, The Rumpus and The Nervous Breakdown. She is also the author of two other...

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10/07 First Friday Reading With William Luvaas

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/07 First Friday Reading With William Luvaas

Beneath The Coyote Hills explores the influence of choice and chance in our lives. Do we control our own destiny or is it dictated in part by mysterious forces beyond our control? Tommy Aristophanos is a luckless man, a homeless freegan, fiction writer, and epileptic, who is haunted by grotesque “spell visions” and by his abusive father who returns, quite literally, from the dead. When Tommy’s fictional creation, wealthy and successful V.C. Hoffstatter,...

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11/04 Writing Children’s Literature: An Overview/Q&A with Marcie Colleen

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Classes, Events, Kids/Teens, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 11/04 Writing Children’s Literature: An Overview/Q&A with Marcie Colleen

Ever think you might want to write for children? Join children’s author, Marcie Colleen, as she shares an overview of the world of children’s literature, her own journey to publication, and tidbits to start you on your own kidlit path. Then, get your burning questions answered when the floor opens for a very special Q & A. And stick around afterward when Marcie will be selling and signing copies of the first two books in the The Super Happy Party...

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Weekly Wed 10am DROP IN: (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in Events, Ongoing, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on Weekly Wed 10am DROP IN: (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society

Join us on Wednesdays from 10-12pm for the (Not) Dead (Yet) Poet’s Society, led by Anna DiMartino and Ron Salisbury. We will have a lively discussion on a contemporary piece of poetry, work from a writing prompt, writing for a short time (10-15mins), and we’ll read/critique participants’ work (if they would like). Participants are encouraged to bring 10 copies of a work in progress, not to exceed 1 page. Drop-in (no registration required).  $10...

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