Literary Events Calendar

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The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, March 5 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.

Tomato Dinner with Expert and Author of Epic Tomatoes

: The Fountain Bookstore hosts a dinner at Camden's Dogtown Market with the authors of Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time, Craig and Sara Lehouillier. There will be some tasty hydroponics and the author will talk about supermarket tomatoes that are not too shabby this time of year. The main point of this dinner is to inspire you to grow your own tomatoes and to learn what you can do with them from an expert known worldwide! Andy Howell, chef at Camden's will be serving up this delicious menu! There will be a 20 minute talk plus q&a at 6:30 and the dinner will be afterward at 7. This is a ticketed event; No walk-ins. Learn more.

Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 PM: Now on the 1st Thursday of the month! Local wordsmiths take the mic to give you a "taste" of what they do as  poets, plus live jazz by Randy Burton and co. All set off by C'est Le Vin's delicious wine and tapas. Cost: no cover. At C'est Le Vin, 15 N. 17th St.

Short Fiction of Richmond

Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 PM: From Agile Writers: We're focused on writing short fiction for publication. Be prepared to identify the publication you're aiming at. We meet 1st and 3rd Thursdays.

Richmond Writers Series: Slash Coleman

Richmond, VA 23219 - USA: Slash Coleman, author of The Bohemian Love Diaries, personal perspectives blogger for Psychology Today and an advice columnist (Ask Uncle Slash) at howdoidate.com performs at the Friends Richmond Writers Series program in March. Join them to welcome the guy who considers himself an artist trapped in a jock's body with a scientist's brain.

Friends of the Library Drive-Thru Book Drive

Richmond, VA 23219 - USA: Bring your gently used books for the Friends of the Library Book Drive. "Got books (that you no longer need)? We want them, as well as those DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and albums that you no longer need. We're also partial to brown paper grocery bags, and would be pleased as punch to take any off your hands. The Friends will be at the rear loading dock of Main Library this Saturday (March 7) from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Pull up, and our crack team of volunteers will unload your car, give you a tax receipt, and send you on your way."

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

Saturday, March 7 at 10:00 AM: From Agile Writers: Have a bit of Writer’s Block? Can’t concentrate at home? Studies show that being part of a think-tank can actually get those creative juices flowing! If you need some time to just sit and write, come join us this Saturday at Martins.

Richmond Story League

Richmond, VA 23225 - USA: The aim of the Richmond Story League is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the good and beautiful in life and literature through the art of story-telling. The meeting is open to anyone who wants to listen to or tell stories. This year’s theme is stories from different regions of the United States. For information, contact Deborah Alsko at (804) 232-3542.

Small Group Poetry Critique

Monday, March 9 at 6:30 PM: 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.

Meet Author & Musician Thorton Cline

Richmond, VA 23219 - USA: Join RPL for a reading of The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin (#1 Best Seller on Amazon) and hear the music come to life with Mr. Cline and his violin. For ages 3 and up. Free and open to the public at your neighborhood library! He will be at various libraries throughout the month, scheduled as follows: Main Library: Tuesday, March 10 at 10:30 am; North Avenue: Tuesday, March 10 at 2 pm; East End: Wednesday, March 11 at 10:30 am; Hull Street: Wednesday, March 11 at 4:30 pm; Broad Rock: Thursday, March 12 at 10 am; Westover Hills: Thursday, March 12 at 11 am; Belmont: Thursday, March 12 at 3:30 pm; West End:  Friday, March 13 at 2 pm; Ginter Park: Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 am. See RPL for more info.

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