Literary Events Calendar

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The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, January 19 at 6:00 PM: Every Thursday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.

Book Signing: Patricia Smith

Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: FREE! Patricia A. Smith will discuss The Year of Needy Girls, answer questions, and sign books. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Chop Suey Books.

VA Screenwriters Forum

The two November writers are Renata Scruggs and Suzy Smithson. Contact us if you’d like to come and observe. New aspiring writers or seasoned writers are always welcome to sit in with us as our guest for up to three (3) monthly meetings. Learn more.
: The mission of the Virginia Screenwriters Forum is to bring writers together to share their love and knowledge of screenwriting by offering support and constructive feedback to members' scripts in progress.

Small Group Poetry Critique

Richmond, VA 23219 - USA: 2nd and 4th Monday nights. Bring your latest poetic work-in-progress and 5-8 copies to pass around the table; get constructive feedback from friends and colleagues. Open to all levels. Learn more.

The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, January 26 at 6:00 PM: Every Thursday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.

Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata

Richmond, VA - USA: Join us for another awesome evening of open mic poetry at the cafe formerly known as taZa! Always a great place to meet old friends & hear new voices, Zata's selection of beer, cider & wine plus an expanded menu of fresh-made options make it easy to while away an evening taking in some cool wordsmithery.

Agile Writers Conference

Price: $75/all access pass. Attendance: 200 seats will be sold, maximum: Agile Writers is putting on their first writer's conference. Learn more at http://AgileWriters.c... Featuring Author David L. Robbins, Professor Meriah Crawford, Social Media Expert Sharvette Mitchell.

Richmond Young Writers Open House

Richmond, VA - USA: From Bird Cox, Executive Director of RYW: "We'd love to sip warm drinks and pen a few witticisms with you at our open house on January 29th - it'll be a freeform writing/sipping/snacking party, so come any time between 1 and 4. It will be a great opportunity to meet other writers and check out our lovely new home about which we're SO EXCITED." You can RSVP on B https://www.facebook.... The new space includes the Life in 10 Minutes Project for adult writers to participate in workshops and writing classes as well. Learn more about upcoming events: http://www.richmondyo...

One Book, One Richmond: Author Lecture

Desmond will visit campus in February to present the Edward C. and Mary S. Peple Library Lecture, sponsored by the University Libraries and the Friends of Boatwright Memorial Library. This event is scheduled for Feb. 1, 2017, at 5 p.m. in Cannon Memorial Chapel. A reception and book signing will follow in the Atrium of Gottwald Science Center.  Learn more
: University of Richmond’s One Book, One Richmond program aims to engage the entire campus and greater community on issues of social inequality. The 2016-17 book selection, “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond, explores the effects of the high housing costs on poor Americans.

The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, February 2 at 6:00 PM: Every Thursday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.

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