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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187.   

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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DiCcion Queer: Bilingual Writing Group for LGBTQ Latin@s

Mt. Pleasant Library

6:30 p.m.
Do you write poetry, cuentos, plays or creative essays? Join other Latin@ LGBTQ emerging writers to share, read and comment on each other's work. Bring your own writings or stop by to learn about books written by Latin@ Queer Writers. The workshop is free and open to writers of all genres and levels of experience who write in Spanish, Portuguese or English. No prior writing experience is necessary. 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  
Photo of an inkwell and feather pen

Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Share your work and receive supportive feedback from other serious adult writers. No formal assignments will be given, but prompts and exercises are a part of the club.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Photo of a diary with a cup of coffee

Looking Back: Memoir Writing Workshop for Older Adults

Tenley-Friendship Library

1:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to share your story with others? As part of the Age-Friendly DC initiative, writing enthusiast Maura Policelli will lead a memoir writing workshop for older adults. All levels of experience are welcome! Registration is not required, but please bring a pen & notebook.

Monday, May 8, 2017

clipart of pencil drawing for short fiction writing workshop

Short Fiction Writing Workshop with Author Ingrid Anders

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Give constructive feedback to fellow writers. Receive it too. Bring one (1) printed copy of your own flash fiction or an excerpt from a longer piece (limit: 1,000 words). At each session, we will randomly select (3) participants to receive critique. Ages 18+. Monthly registration required.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Aspiring Writers Circle logo.

Aspiring Writers Circle

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6 p.m.
A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.  Join us to take advantage of classes, resources and support offered by the Library to help you achieve your dream. The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month.
Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187.   

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  

Sunday, May 14, 2017

short story graphic

Short Story Reading Group for Writers

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Author Ingrid Anders reads a celebrated short story aloud and facilitates a discussion of its literary merits. The selections include classic, contemporary, American, and international short stories. We hone our craft through examination of the masters.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  
Photo of an inkwell and feather pen

Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Share your work and receive supportive feedback from other serious adult writers. No formal assignments will be given, but prompts and exercises are a part of the club.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187.   

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  
Photo of an inkwell and feather pen

Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Share your work and receive supportive feedback from other serious adult writers. No formal assignments will be given, but prompts and exercises are a part of the club.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187.   

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  

Sunday, June 11, 2017

short story graphic

Short Story Reading Group for Writers

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Author Ingrid Anders reads a celebrated short story aloud and facilitates a discussion of its literary merits. The selections include classic, contemporary, American, and international short stories. We hone our craft through examination of the masters.

Monday, June 12, 2017

clipart of pencil drawing for short fiction writing workshop

Short Fiction Writing Workshop with Author Ingrid Anders

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Give constructive feedback to fellow writers. Receive it too. Bring one (1) printed copy of your own flash fiction or an excerpt from a longer piece (limit: 1,000 words). At each session, we will randomly select (3) participants to receive critique. Ages 18+. Monthly registration required.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Aspiring Writers Circle logo.

Aspiring Writers Circle

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6 p.m.
A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.  Join us to take advantage of classes, resources and support offered by the Library to help you achieve your dream. The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  
Photo of an inkwell and feather pen

Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Share your work and receive supportive feedback from other serious adult writers. No formal assignments will be given, but prompts and exercises are a part of the club.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187.   

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.  
Photo of an inkwell and feather pen

Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Share your work and receive supportive feedback from other serious adult writers. No formal assignments will be given, but prompts and exercises are a part of the club.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Writing Group

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.