Literary Events Calendar

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FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

Richmond, VA - USA: Who says poetry has to be done in a shuttered attic or at a lonely desk? Come battle your writer’s block with us! This group is an informal meeting to freewrite and converse– we believe writing doesn’t have to be a solitary sport, and that you never know what inspiration might walk through the door. Although we’re open to specialized topics and sharing, there is no formal critique or workshop agenda— simply show up & come ready to write! Learn more.

Words on Fire: Poetry Happy Hour at Firehouse

Richmond, VA 23220 - USA: Liven up your month with us & a dose of hot verse at Firehouse! Featuring showcase performances by local poets, an open mic sign up for those with a verse or two to drop themselves, and a cash bar with happy hour specials, it's a great way to break out of the humdrum work week routine. Let's catch the night on fire! COST: $5 cover at the door

Author Reading: Clay McLeod Chapman

Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: Clay McLeod Chapman will read from his recent fiction release, Nothing Untoward: Stories from the Pumpkin Pie Show. Books will be for sale and the author will be available for signing after the reading. This event will take place as Chop Suey Books (2913 W. Cary Street) and is free and open to the public.

UR Graduate Education Speaker Series: Children’s author & illustrator Jason Chin

Chin specializes in science literacy and is the author and illustrator of “Gravity” and “Island: A Story of the Galapagos,” both of which won Gryphon Honor Book awards from the Center for Children’s Books. He also authored “Redwoods” and “Coral Reefs.”: The University of Richmond welcomes Jason Chin, author of the acclaimed children’s book “Grand Canyon,” to discuss the development of his picture books. The Feb. 22 event , which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Keller Hall Reception Room.

Author Reading: Eros and Illness

Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: David B. Morris will read from his new nonfiction release, Eros and Illness. Books will be for sale and the author will be available for signing after the reading. This event will take place as Chop Suey Books (2913 W. Cary Street) and is free and open to the public.

The Writing Show

It’s inspiring. It’s fun. And it’s only happening live in Richmond.: Educational and interactive, The Writing Show brings you the art and business of writing from the professionals.

The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, February 23 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: Write Your Novel, Memoir, Screenplay in 6 Months

N. Chesterfield, VA - USA: Agile Writers combines the lessons of Myth, Storytelling, Psychology, and a little project management to create a 6-month program to finish your first draft. This method was used to SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE OVER 3 Dozen FIRST DRAFTS. Yours could be next! Agile Writers is not just a method of creating a first draft novel in 6 months, it's also a peer-supported writing and publishing workshop. This free seminar includes a free copy of Greg Smith's popular book "Agile Writer: Method." http://AgileWriters.u...

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.

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