Literary Events Calendar

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The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, April 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.

Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

Thursday, April 2 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.

UR's Writers Series: Sam Lipsyte

: University of Richmond’s Writers Series offers students and members of the community opportunities to interact with today’s most celebrated writers. This spring, three renowned authors will be featured at events that are free and open to the public. Sam Lipsyte is the author of five books, including three novels (The Subject Steve, The Ask, and Home Land) and two story collections (Venus Drive and The Fun Parts). His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, and The Paris Review, among other places, and his books have made the “notable” lists in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Village Voice. A recipient of a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship, he presently lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia University. Learn more.

Short Fiction of Richmond

Thursday, April 2 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.

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

Saturday, April 4 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.

Writers Wednesday

Wednesday, April 8 at 5:30 PM: Writers Wednesday is a casual meet-and-greet for aspiring and published writers from all genres. Come, make connections, and get inspired to write in a friendly environment. Held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Capital Ale House locations around Richmond.

Agile Writers Open Meeting


: Wednesday nights, 7-9PM: Write your first draft novel in 6 months. Free and open to the public. For more details see http://AgileWriters.c.... At Martin's Food Market, upstairs, 11361 Midlothian Turnpike. 

Book Reading with Thomas Pierce

. : Join Chop Suey Books for a book reading with Thomas Pierce, author of Hall of Small Animals. This collection of short stories follows both the extraordinary and the mundane, all demonstrating the utterly human. For more on Thomas, please visit his website.

The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, April 9 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.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Richmond, VA 23219 - USA: Proceeds from the Friends' used book sales support programs and projects of the Friends of the Library and Richmond Public Library -- summer reading, early literacy, library renovations. Learn more.

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