Literary Events Calendar

Meetup icon Click on an event to view details on JRW’s Meetup page


Introduction to Writing Memoir

Midlothian, VA - USA: The VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education introduces a memoir workshop series. The first 10-week workshop will meet on Wednesdays, August 5 through October 14 in the VCU Professional Learning Classroom at The Career and Technical Center at Hull Street, 13900 Hull Street, Midlothian. Free on-site parking is available. Learning to write memoir, literary nonfiction, is a great way to reflect on your experiences and to leave a personal legacy. Workshops offer class discussions, one-on-one coaching, and in-class writing time. Don't wait for the "right time". Start recording your early life experiences now! For more information, contact Lynn Myers at lhmyers@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1322 or visit http://ocpe.vcu.edu/m...

Agile Writers Open Meeting

Wednesday, August 5 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. 


"Let Your Soul Speak" Journaling Practice

Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: This evening of reflection includes a time for centering, a writing warm-up activity, a period for more in-depth journaling, a brief time for optional sharing and reflection, and a closing ritual. Facilitators: Elaine Kiziah and Ann Forburger. $5 suggested donation. Chrysalis Gathering Space, 3527 Ellwood Ave, Richmond, VA. (804) 359-0384. Learn more at www.chrysalisinstitute.org.

Book Signing: Cheryl Jackson Baker

Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: Book reading and signing with Cheryl Jackson Baker, author of Affectionately Yours: The Civil War Letters of William R. Jackson and His Wife Julia. Cheryl will discuss this collection of Civil War letters exchanged by her great-great grandparents between early-1862 and late-1866. The correspondence captures vignettes of wartime life for a Quartermaster officer in the Union army and his wife, who maintained both the family home and business. At Chop Suey Books.

The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, August 6 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, August 6 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.

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

Saturday, August 8 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.

Small Group Poetry Critique

Monday, August 10 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.

Writers Wednesday

Wednesday, August 12 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. 

Viewing page 1 of 9|Next Page