Writers Night Out…!
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
at The Basement
(formerly Bishop’s Lounge)
21 Center Street, Northampton
Featured Reader: Ellen Wittlinger
Ellen Wittlinger has an M.F.A. in poetry from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Following her graduate studies, she had back-to-back fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. Ellen has published a book of poetry, Breakers, as well as a number of plays which received staged readings in Boston and New York.
After a stint as a children’s librarian, she began to write novels for young adults. The novel Hard Love won a Printz Honor Award from the American Library Association and also a Lambda Literary Award. She has published fifteen novels and has two more under contract. Her newest book, Local Girl Swept Away, will be published in June 2016. More…
If you want to read, put your name in the hat up until 7:10.
The reading starts at 7:15, and each reader will have five minutes.
Further information: Jacqueline Sheehan (413) 582-0661
Admission is free; participants are encouraged to buy a drink in support of the venue.
Please join us!
Writers Night Out – August 2, 2016
Featured Reader: Daniel Brown
SAVE THE DATE!
STRAW DOG AUTHOR SHOWCASE
(formerly known as Straw Dog Treats)
Wed., September 21, 2016 – 7:00 P.M.
Every year, Straw Dog Writers Guild offers members the opportunity to dazzle the public with short excerpts read from their recently published books.
This year, the Straw Dog Author Showcase will be co-sponsored by the Forbes Library and will be held in the gorgeous Coolidge Museum room.
Refreshments will be served, and participating authors will have the opportunity to sell their books and network with other writers.
So, save the date – Wednesday, September 21st, 7 pm. And if you are a SDWG member with a book published in 2015 or 2016 (fiction, poetry, nonfiction) and would like to participate, please contact email@example.com.
Straw Dog Craft Presentations and Salons are Now Free!
Donations Warmly Accepted
Your generosity at the programs, and your membership, will now be even more critical if Straw Dog Writers Guild is to continue current programming, and expand our offerings. We exist solely through volunteer help, membership fees, and your support.