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READINGS / EVENTS
SANDINO'S GRAVE AND OTHER POEMS - Reading with Preston Browning Jr.
Monday, September 10, at 7 pm
Forbes Library, in the Community Room downstairs.
Preston Browning, Jr. is the Director of Wellspring House. A retired English professor, for almost thirty-five years he taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago, specializing in twentieth-century American fiction. He is the author of Affection and Estrangement: A Southern Family Memoir, published in 2009, and of Flannery O’Connor, published in 1975 by Southern Illinois University Press and reissued in 2009 by Wipf and Stock Publishers under the title Flannery O’Connor: The Coincidence of the Holy and the Demonic in O’Connor’s Fiction, and Struggling for The Soul of Our Country.
Everyday Ecstasy Readings by Mary Clare Powell
If you haven’t heard me (Mary Clare Powell and Violet play the saw), We hope you will choose one of these venues. I’m having a great time sharing these new poems about aging. Thanks for your support
Friday, September 7, 2pm. Amherst Senior Center. 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA
Tuesday, September 18, 3pm, Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz St., Northampton, MA
Gallery of Readers: Gail Thomas & Kathleen Shewman
"I who did not die, who am still living..." * -- Poetry and Loss with Doug Anderson & Rachel Blum
Saturday, September 29, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Coolidge Museum, Forbes Library
* "I who did not die, who am still living..." -- Naomi Shihab Nye
An afternoon of poetry, drama, and music.
Please join us.
Manuscript Group in Northampton this Fall
Manuscript group. Linda McCullough Moore will be starting her fourth manuscript group in Northampton this fall. She welcomes writers of poetry and prose and promises a supportive community in which to develop and see Works through to publication. Groups meet monthly.
For info email email@example.com
Pioneer Valley Writers Workshop
September 22: Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop Narrative Recycling: Retelling Familiar Stories with Eleanor Lane, Williamsburg, 1-4 PM
September 23: Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop Monthly Nonfiction & History Writing Group with Ken Mondschein, Williamsburg, 1-3 PM
September 10: Dynamic Dialogue, with Emily Lackey, Mondays, 6-9 pm: 4-week Fall Session begins September 10 ($150) Register Now
September 15: Writers in Progress, Critical Craft Elements, with Seth Harwood, Florence, 9:30 AM
Sept 13: Dreaming on the Page, a writing workshop with Tzivia Gover, Thursdays, 6-9 pm; 6-week Fall workshop begins Sept 13 ($285) Register Now
October 13: Writers in Progress, Plot Is Character, with Jacqueline Sheehan, Florence, 9 AM
Publishing Your Poems with Gail Thomas
Workshops with Tzivia Gover
Dreaming on the Page Writing Workshop at Writers In Progress, use dreams to inspire your writing (all genres), 6 weeks beginning Thursday, Sept. 13, Northampton, Mass. Click here for details.
Professional Dreamer Course: Boost your business with dreams and dreamwork, 2-Part Mini-Course, 2 Tuesdays, Sept. 25 and Oct. 16, 12-3 p.m. US Eastern Time (GMT -4) Space is limited. Register with the Institute for Dream Studies now. Click here for details.
The Yoga of Dreams, November 16-20, at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Bahamas, Paradise Island. Click here for details.
Gateway City Arts to host Screening/ Monologue Workshop on topics of identity and gentrification
Furnished two-bedroom house in Ashfield, MA, available for your writing retreat!
Please contact Deborah Dill at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Stump Sprouts this fall with Patricia Lee Lewis and Tzivia Gover for “Dreaming on the Page.
Join them in the Berkshires for a weekend of collaboration to further incorporate the role of the unconscious in your work. See how doing so can create a deeper well to draw from. Enjoy the crisp fall air, community with other writers and wonderful food. Single rooms available.
More information here: http://writingretreats.org/stump-sprouts/
looking for a peer-led writing/critique group
We should keep to the guidelines offered but the Straw Dog Guild as well as some of the Writer's Loft suggestions for critique. 6-8 people max. Must be able to meet monthly and likely move to twice per month. If you cannot commit long term you will not be considered.
If interested please contact me directly: email@example.com
Collaborative Writing Project
Anthony Ivan Wilson: I am the project lead. I am an attorney in the Springfield, MA, where I live with my wife and two children. I currently serve as the City Clerk for the City of Springfield. In my spare time, I like to write and experiment with other forms of expression. Currently, my interest is in using Computer Programming as an expressive medium.
L'Kuicha Parks: Is the founder and manager of Jelupa Productions. JELUPA Productions, Inc. is a vehicle for cultivating and addressing the needs of minority artists in the greater Springfield area. We bring quality productions that showcase, relate and involve minority artists to the area. Ms. Parks has produced dozens of plays in the Springfield Area as a means of supporting minority artists.
Darryl Moss: Is a poet, activist and community organizer in the Springfield Area. Mr. Moss is the founder and organizer of the annual Indie Soul Music Festival in Springfield. He also coordinates several open mic poetry events throughout the city.
Straw Dog Member News!
We are pleased to announce continued funding for another year
Jane Yolen's newest poetry book Mixty-Maxie-Motley Squad: Poems About Dead Authors
You are invited to 'Writers In Progress' Fall Open House & Reading!
Writers in Progress, 221 Pine Street, Studio #359
Florence, Massachusetts 01062
Fifth Annual Robert P. Collén poetry competition!
Literary Journals & Presses
Send us your information, with links for submitting literary work!
Do You Want to Publish?
Bio: Doug Anderson’s first book of poems, The Moon Reflected Fire, won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. His second, Blues for Unemployed Secret Police, a grant from the Academy of American Poets. His third book, Horse Medicine, was published by Barrow Street in 2015. He has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Massachusetts Cultural Council, Poets & Writers, and other funding organizations. His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Field, The Massachusetts Review, the Southern Review, Poetry, Poetry Ireland Review, and other journals, magazines and anthologies. He has written plays, fiction, and his memoir, Keep Your Head Down, was published by W. W. Norton in 2009. He has taught in the MFA programs at Bennington College and Pacific University of Oregon.
Manuscript Review by D M Gordon
Consultation w/ Gail Thomas
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