Literary Events Calendar

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TEA FOR TWO POETRY

Richmond, VA - USA: Enjoy reading by local published poets and tea on the veranda of the Main Library. For details call: 804-646-7223

Agile Writers Seminar: First Draft Novel in 6 months

Richmond, VA 23236 - USA: The Agile Writer Method combines the lessons of Myth, Storytelling, Psychology, and a little project management. This method was used to SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE OVER 30 FIRST DRAFT NOVELS. Yours could be next! Agile Writers is not just a method of creating a first draft novel. It’s also a peer-supported writing and publishing workshop. $20 fee includes book. http://agilewriters.o...

SLAM Richmond

Richmond, VA - USA: Slam Richmond is the only venue in Richmond offering a poetry slam competition weekly for both youth and adults in separate categories. Poets compete by writing original poems and reciting them for an audience and judges randomly selected from our crowd. Winners of each competition qualify for a chance to represent Richmond at the National Poetry Slam adult competition and “Brave New Voices” youth competition which are held annually in different cities each year. Once the teams are selected (5 poets, coach and entourage for adults, 6 team members, 2 coaches and entourage), they will rehearse and compete to show the world a peek into Virginia’s artistic and literary arsenal!

meet judy schachner at bbgb!

Richmond, VA - USA: From bbgb books for kids: "come meet judy schachner, author of the new york times best-selling skippyjon jones series! she’ll be with us to read and sign her copies of her latest cute
creation, "dewey bob!" You can pre-order copies here: http://bbgbbooks.com/.... For more information call bbgb at 804.353.5675

Writers Wednesday

Wednesday, September 9 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.

TICKETED EVENT! Apple Dinner with Author Olwen Woodier

Richmond, VA - USA: Join Fountain Books for an evening with Olwen Woodier, apple expert and author of The Apple Cookbook: 125 Freshly Picked Recipes. She will give a brief talk and then guests will have an apple-themed dinner with her at Camden's Dogtown Market in Manchester prepared by Chef Andy Howell.  Blue Bee Cidery owner Courtney Mailey will be there as well to talk about cider and there will be an optional cider pairing with each course. Tickets and the book can be purchased through Fountain Bookstore.

Agile Writers Open Meeting

Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 PM: 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. 


The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, September 10 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 release celebration with KHALIMA!

Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: Join Chop Suey Books to celebrate the release of Dance Vines by Khalima. Khalima is an RVA based career dancer, artist, singer, writer, and owner of Illumination Dance Studio. Illumination is Richmond's own bellydance studio and community space, and the home of SEEDs (Self-Esteem, Empowerment, and Education through Dance) for teens. Dance Vines was conceptualized and created by Khalima, alongside Arlechina Verdigris of RDI Publications, and is the newest addition to their tapestry of their colorful dance creations. Learn more.

Short Fiction of Richmond

Thursday, September 10 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.

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