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Writers Roundtable: “What sustains you as a writer?” 

Location: Click Workspace, 9 1/2 Market St., Northampton

Date/Time:  Feb 11; 10:30 - 11:30 am

Join us for an informal discussion/ brainstorming session about what works for you as a writer. 

Share ideas, successes, pitfalls. Networking opportunity.

Free. Donations accepted.

**Opportunity for networking afterward!

Bring a lunch and join us as we carry on the conversation generated by the program.

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Writers Night Out...!

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Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

  at The Basement, 21 Center St., Northampton

 

 

Featured Reader: Ed Orzechowski

 

 

Ed Orzechowski is a journalist whose features and columns have appeared in The Springfield Republican, The Daily Hampshire Gazette, The Journal Register, Early American Life magazine, and other publications.

Ed is president of Advocacy Network and editor of Advocacy Network News, a newsletter for families and guardians of individuals with developmental disabilities. He is also a board member of COFAR, a sister organization in eastern Massachusetts. He has written for The Voice, the newsletter of VOR, and has participated in VOR’s annual conferences and visited Congressional offices in Washington, D.C., in support of legislation to protect the rights of the intellectually disabled. A retired high school English teacher and radio newsperson, Ed lives with his wife Gail in Florence, Massachusetts.

In November, Levellers Press of Amherst published his narrative nonfiction book: You’ll Like It Here—The Story of Donald Vitkus, Belchertown Patient #3394.

 

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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:  Beth Filson (404) 509-7911, bethfilson@gmail.com

Admission is free; participants are encouraged to buy a drink in support of the venue.

Please join us!

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Writers Night Out! - March. 7, 2017

Featured Reader: MB Caschetta 

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 March 2017

 
 

 Playing with Reality **

Location: Click Workspace, 9 1/2 Market St., Northampton

Date/Time: March 11, 10:30 – 12:00.

Please join novelist, poet, and playwright Andrea Hairston for short readings from her work and conversation about the inspiration and craft of blurring the traditional boundaries of reality in one's writing. Come prepared to do a bit of writing.

Andrea Hairston is author of Redwood and Wildfire, winner of the 2011 Tiptree and Carl Brandon Awards, Mindscape, winner of the Carl Brandon Award, and Lonely Stardust, a collection of essays and plays. Her latest play, Thunderbird at the New World Theatre, appears in Geek Theater – 15 Plays by Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers. Her third novel, Will do Magic for Small Change, is a New York Times editor’s pick. “Griots of the Galaxy,” a short story appears in So Long Been Dreaming. “Saltwater Railroad” was published by Lightspeed Magazine. She has received grants from the NEA, MCC, Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. In her spare time, Andrea is the Louise Wolff Kahn 1931 Professor of Theatre and Africana Studies at Smith College and the Artistic Director of Chrysalis Theatre. She bikes at night year round, meeting bears, multi-legged creatures of light and breath, and the occasional shooting star.

**Opportunity for networking afterward!

Please stay afterward for brown bag lunch and conversation.

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