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READINGS / EVENTS
Luvvie Ajayi – Mount Holyoke College Black History Month Keynote Speaker, Mount Holyoke College
Luvvie Ajayi is an award-winning author, speaker and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology, and activism.
Lesléa Newman’s short story, “A Letter to Harvey Milk” adapted as Musical, off-Broadway debut!
Readings & Book Launch Party - Robert Redick
Robert Redick, author of fantasy series, “The Chathrand Voyage Quartet” (The Red Wolf Conspiracy, The Ruling Sea, The River of Shadows, & The Night of the Swarm) will read from the first volume in a new series, “The Fire Sacrements Trilogy”—Master Assassins. Of Redick’s first novel, Terry Brooks wrote “So trust me on this one; you won't be disappointed.”
Book Launch: Meet Me at the Well with Jane Yolen and Barbara Diamond Goldin
Jane Yolen and Barbara Diamond Goldin’s masterful retellings pair eloquent profiles with stunning art, answering one question: What makes these women heroes? From first woman, Eve, to Deborah the judge, to Queen Esther, savior of her people, females in the Hebrew Bible are resourceful and courageous.
Spring Weekly Writing Workshops at Patchwork Farm with Patricia Lee Lewis.
Tuesdays or Thursdays beginning in May. Watch spring turn into summer from the vantage of our little mountain in Westhampton. Walk the trails, meet fellow writers and make progress on your writing project. Experienced and beginning writers alike meet weekly for meditation, guided writing sessions, and inspiring exercises. Individual consultations are included.
The weekly workshop is a wonderful way to take time out and allow the deeper levels of your own creative self to emerge onto the page. Besides all of this, we have fun. More information here: http://writingretreats.org/weekly/
Green Fire Writers' Workshops
Announces Winter/Spring 2018 Class Schedule
Great Barrington—Green Fire Writers’ Workshops, founded by local authors Jennifer Browdy and Jana Laiz, offer a rich array of workshops for writers of every level,
All workshops will be held at the South Berkshire Friends Meeting House, 280 State Road in Great Barrington, for three-hour sessions on weekend afternoons or Thursday mornings. The full schedule is available at Greenfirewriters.com.
Green Fire Writers'- Women's memoir workshop
February Poetry Workshops with Chris Gonzalez
Writers in Progress Workshops
Overcoming the Mid-Manuscript Slump, with Randy Susan MeyersToo often, we begin our book with burning excitement, race ahead on raw energy
Dreaming on the Page, with Tzivia Gover
Casting Characters for Memorable Fiction, with Cindy Littlefield
Nerissa Nields Writing It Up in the Garden Spring Equinox Retreat
WRITING RETREAT in Cumbrea, Scotland
Writers and Artists Retreat in Ireland!
Join Us -
June 30-July 28, 2018
Yenna Yi - Ring of Fire
Yenna Yi, a Straw Dog Writers Guild member has published her memoir, Ring of Fire.
Ring of Fire: A story of time and Places about my growing up in the post-war (Korean War 1950-1953) poverty and leaving Korea at the age of 19, living in Hawaii on a home built catamaran sailing big waters of the globe as a family with two sons for 12 years. It is also about joy of life and sorrow of loss of loved ones.
Her book is available here
Honest reviews needed~
Honest reviews needed for increased book visibility - On Amazon, Goodreads, Twitter, and/or other sites. My novel Earth As It Is available in exchange for your honest review. Please respond with your preference of print or ebook, and if print, your mailing address. (10 total) Thanks in advance.
SUBMISSIONS & CONTESTS
Green Fire Writers
Do you care passionately about our world?
Do you want to use writing or other forms of creative expression to make a difference?
If so, you should contribute to Fired Up!
Editors Jana Laiz and Jennifer Browdy seek writing in any genre, along with photography, short videos or podcasts that express positive, forward-thinking perspectives on where we are now as individuals and as a society and envision the better world we hope to create.
Consultation w/ Gail Thomas
Poet and teacher Gail Thomas is available for individual consultation on your poetry submissions, manuscripts and residency applications. With more than 40 years of publishing and teaching experience, Gail offers feedback that not only focuses on your writing goals, but also strengthens your craft. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Manuscript Review by D M Gordon
Body-Mind Centering work with Beth Goren
Gentle and effective hands-on sessions in the Body-Mind Centering work. Beth is a certified and registered teacher-practitioner with 40+ years of practice. She offers sliding scale rates for elders via her Hands-on Elders non-profit. Approach bones, muscles, nerves, glands, fluids, organs, voice/reading with integrity. Single session or series.
Learn more: www.bethgoren.com
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