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Special Author Visit at RPL: Nikki Grimes

2:Nikki Grimes has been writing since the age of six, and she is considered a true inspiration to young writers across the world. She said what inspired her to write is that she wanted to create the type of books she lacked while growing up. Ms. Grimes’s work features African Americans characters and books that address sensitive topics. She is also a well known poet and a talented artist. You can find out more about Nikki Grimes by visiting her website: nikkigrimes.com

3:Richmond - USA

4:Friday, April 29 at 6:00 PM

5:2

Independent Bookstore Day

2:Celebrate indie bookstores with indie publishing! Three local authors, Susan Brown, Caley Cantrell and Gail Canada, all published by Brandylane Publishers will be signing at Fountain Bookstore. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, April 30 at 12:00 PM

5:1

Kwame Alexander at Chesterfield County Library

2:Kwame Alexander, Newbery Medal winner for his Young Adult poetry/basketball book The Crossover. Location and time TBD

3:Chesterfield, VA - USA

4:Sunday, May 1 at 7:00 PM

5:3

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 


3:Wednesday, May 4 at 7:00 PM

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5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/230671575/

Poetic Principles Featuring Monticello in Mind

2:Join Library of Virginia for readings of poems from Monticello in Mind by Allison Seay, Kent Ippolito, Elizabeth Seydel Morgan, Ron Smith, David Wojahn, and friends. Edited by Lisa Russ Spaar, poet and professor of English and creative writing at the University of Virginia, Monticello in Mind covers the complex legacy of Jefferson and race, Jefferson as a figure of Enlightenment rationalism, and Jefferson as an early colonizer of the West. At Library of VA.

3:Richmond, VA 23219 - USA

4:Thursday, May 5 at 5:30 PM

5:1

The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3:Thursday, May 5 at 6:00 PM

4:1

5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/230111857/

Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

2: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.

3:Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 PM

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5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/229723244/

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

2: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 on the 1st Saturday of the month at Martin's Food Market.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 AM

5:1

Tea for Two: Poetry on the Veranda

2:Join Richmond Public LIbrary for casual outdoor readings on the veranda overlooking Library Park as we feature local and regional poets the first Saturdays in May & June. Light refreshments and coffee will be served. In case of rain, the event will be held inside.

3:Richmond - USA

4:Saturday, May 7 at 11:00 AM

5:3

Saturday Poetry Series

2: Join the penultimate Saturday Poetry Series presentation for the 2015-16 season on May 7 at 11:00am at the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road, Norge. For the one-hour program, presenting poets are: Robert Scott, Shonda Buchanan, Guy Terrell, Joyce Stedelbauer, Derek Kannemeyer. Admission is free!

3:Williamsburg, VA 23188 - USA

4:Saturday, May 7 at 11:00 AM

5:1

Agile Writers: First Draft Novel in 6 Months

2: 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 30 FIRST DRAFT NOVELS THIS YEAR.  Yours could be next! $20 fee includes book. http://WritersClub.us...

3:Richmond, VA 23236 - USA

4:Saturday, May 7 at 1:00 PM

5:1

Traitor Angels Book Launch

2:Book launch party for Anne Blankman's new YA Terror Angels. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

4:Saturday, May 7 at 2:00 PM

5:1

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23219 - USA

4:Monday, May 9 at 6:30 PM

5:2

Beyond Agile Writers: The Hero in Media with Dr. Scott Allison

2: Scott Allison will trace the psychological underpinnings of hero development and hero worship. His presentation will show how the allure of heroes lies in their fulfillment of important psychological needs, such as our need for wisdom, meaning, hope, inspiration, and personal growth. The psychological heft of heroism resides within the hero narrative. Hero narratives are highly effective delivery systems for imparting complex life truths and for elevating humans toward a higher emotional and behavioral state. Stirring narrative accounts of heroic deeds are the fuel for both human survival and for human thriving. Hero narratives hold a powerful grip on the human psyche because they supply life wisdom and fresh inspiration to an audience thirsty for both. Stories of charismatic leaders may especially play a powerful role in elevating people emotionally, morally, and spiritually. Abraham Lincoln, Elvis Presley, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Muhammad Ali were heroic leaders who used their charismatic appeal to unleash social changes on a massive scale. Perhaps most importantly, heroes shape the behavior of their followers in life-changing ways. Our most cherished heroes offer narratives of heroism that provide a blueprint for how our own life stories might possibly unfold over time. Hero stories inspire us all because they call us all. The meeting is $10 for non-members and Free for members of Agile Writers. http://WritersClub.us...

3:Richmond, VA 23236 - USA

4:Monday, May 9 at 7:00 PM

5:1

Writers Wednesday

2: Held on the second Wednesday of every month Writers Wednesday is a casual meet and greet for both aspiring and published authors of every genre. Now we are moving locations to Ardent Craft Ales in trendy Scott’s Addition, where we can mingle more, meet new writers and make connections with more established writers.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 PM

5:2

Author Talk: Virginia Books on Racial Injustice

2: On Wednesday, May 11th at 6:00 PM, Ross Howell Jr. will read from his recent fiction release, Forsaken, while Kristen Green celebrates the paperback edition of her family memoir and NYT bestseller, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County. Books will be for sale and authors will be available for signing after the reading. This event will take place at Chop Suey Books and is free and open to the public. http://chopsueybooks....

3:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

4:Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, May 12 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Agile Writers' Dinner with the Arts

2:This Agile Writers meeting is an opportunity for the group to get together and discuss reading and writing books outside a formatted setting. They'll be meeting at Capital Ale House in Midlothian for dinner or just desserts. http://WritersClub.us...

3:Richmond, VA 23219 - USA

4:Saturday, May 14 at 7:00 PM

5:1

River City Poetry Workshop

2:Every 3rd Monday of the month. Topics range from form to prompt, performance to publication. These workshops are always completely FREE and open to all levels of writing experience. Details by month will be posted under "Events" at http://bit.ly/tenthmu...

3:Richmond, VA 23223 - USA

4:Monday, May 16 at 6:00 PM

5:2

Agile Reader Book Club: "Shades," by Ken Hubona

2:Learn more at Agile Writers' site http://WritersClub.us...

3:Richmond, VA 23236 - USA

4:Monday, May 16 at 7:00 PM

5:1

History Night! Bruce Venter Presents "Kill Jeff Davis"

2:In Kill Jeff Davis detailed and deeply researched account of the most famous cavalry raid of the Civil War, author Bruce M. Venter describes an expedition that was carefully planned but poorly executed. A host of factors foiled the raid: bad weather, poor logistics, inadequate command and control, ignorance of the terrain, the failures of supporting forces, and the leaders’ personal and professional shortcomings. Venter delves into the background and consequences of the debacle, beginning with the political maneuvering orchestrated by commanding brigadier general Judson Kilpatrick to persuade President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton to approve the raid. Venter’s examination of the relationship between Kilpatrick and Brigadier General George A. Custer illuminates the reasons why the flamboyant Custer was excluded from the Richmond raid. Venter's thoughtful reinterpretations and well-reasoned observations put to rest many myths and misperceptions. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 


3:Wednesday, May 18 at 7:00 PM

4:1

5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/230729057/

The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, May 19 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23219 - USA

4:Monday, May 23 at 6:30 PM

5:2

The Writing Show

2:Entertaining and interactive, JRW's The Writing Show has been described as: Inside the Actor’s Studio meets the New York Times bestseller list. The Tonight Show meets the art of writing. It’s inspiring. It’s fun. And it’s only happening live in Richmond. Membership to James River Writers now includes tickets to some of the Writing Shows held January-September. Learn more about registration and pricing on our site. Individual shows are price at $12 for Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students).

3:May's show: TBA

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, May 25 at 6:00 PM

Warren Bingham: George Washington's 1791 Southern Tour

2:Newly elected president George Washington set out to visit the new nation aware that he was the singular unifying figure in America. The journey’s finale was the Southern Tour, begun in March 1791. The long and arduous trek from the capital, Philadelphia, passed through seven states and the future Washington, D.C. But the focus was on Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia. The president kept a rigorous schedule, enduring rugged roads and hazardous water crossings. His highly anticipated arrival in each destination was a community celebration with countless teas, parades, dinners and dances. In George Washington's 1791 Southern Tour, author Warren Bingham reveals the history and lore of the most beloved American president and his survey of the newly formed southern United States. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 PM

5:1

TICKETED EVENT! Reverend Billy Talen & The Stop Shopping Choir Rock Richmond!

2:Performance artist and eco/anti-consumerism activist The Reverend Billy presents The Earth Wants YOU, a motivational handbook, meant to inspire its readers to challenge the consumerism, racism and militarism that are killing our planet. With a heady mix of humor, insightful critique, passionate commitment, and emotional catharsis, Reverend Billy provides example after example of creative, joyful, Earth-inspired direct action.  Earth-a-lujah!

3:The $15 virtual ticket includes: -a copy of The Earth Wants You; admission to the event with Reverend Billy and accompanying performers/activists; book signing after the event. (There are no paper tickets for this event - you will be on a list when you arrive). Learn more.

4:Richmond, VA - USA

5:Thursday, May 26 at 6:30 PM

Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata

2: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.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Friday, May 27 at 7:00 PM

5:4

Words on Fire: Poetry Happy Hour at Firehouse

2:Kick off your evening with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse Theatre! Featuring showcased work by local poets, an open mic sign-up for those wishing to sling some spit themselves, a cash bar, and lots of good vibes & people, we can’t think of a better way to wind down your day & get the night rolling! $5 at door.

3:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

4:Tuesday, May 31 at 6:00 PM

5:2

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, June 2 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

2: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.

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4: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

5:Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 PM

2016 BIO Conference

2:The Biographers International Organization welcomes biographers, editors, agents, publishers, and publicity professionals from across the nation and around the world to the Seventh Annual Biographers International Conference, June 3–5, in Richmond. During the conference weekend, biographers have the opportunity to network, compare notes with fellow biographers, and deepen their knowledge of and commitment to the craft of biography. Learn more and register.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Friday, June 3 at 10:00 AM

5:1

2016 BIO Conference

2:The Biographers International Organization welcomes biographers, editors, agents, publishers, and publicity professionals from across the nation and around the world to the Seventh Annual Biographers International Conference, June 3–5, in Richmond. During the conference weekend, biographers have the opportunity to network, compare notes with fellow biographers, and deepen their knowledge of and commitment to the craft of biography. Learn more and register.

3:Richmond, VA 23218 - USA

4:Saturday, June 4 at 8:15 AM

5:1

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

2: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 on the 1st Saturday of the month at Martin's Food Market.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, June 4 at 10:00 AM

5:1

Tea for Two: Poetry on the Veranda

2:Join Richmond Public LIbrary for casual outdoor readings on the veranda overlooking Library Park as we feature local and regional poets the first Saturdays in May & June. Light refreshments and coffee will be served. In case of rain, the event will be held inside.

3:Richmond - USA

4:Saturday, June 4 at 11:00 AM

5:1

The BIO Book Bash

2:The BIO Book Bash, the official after party and book-selling event for the 2016 BIO Conference. Based on the conference bookseller Chop Suey Books’ annual Brew-Ho-Ho, a pre-holiday celebration held at Hardywood for local authors that draws hundreds of customers, the BIO Book Bash will provide a great opportunity for conference attendees and the public to meet and mingle with BIO authors. Come enjoy cold craft beer and book banter with the conference panelists and BIO board members and organizers, who will be selling and signing their books. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

4:Sunday, June 5 at 12:00 PM

5:1

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, June 6 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Writers Wednesday

2:Held on the second Wednesday of every month Writers Wednesday is a casual meet and greet for both aspiring and published authors of every genre. We are currently meeting at Ardent Craft Ales in trendy Scott’s Addition, where we can mingle in a vibrant location that is easily accessible. Spend some time with live characters, make connections, and find inspiration in a friendly, supportive environment.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, June 8 at 5:30 PM

5:1

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, June 9 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, June 16 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, June 23 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata

2: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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, June 24 at 7:00 PM

5:1

The Writing Show

2:Entertaining and interactive, JRW's The Writing Show has been described as: Inside the Actor’s Studio meets the New York Times bestseller list. The Tonight Show meets the art of writing. It’s inspiring. It’s fun. And it’s only happening live in Richmond. Membership to James River Writers now includes tickets to some of the Writing Shows held January-September. Learn more about registration and pricing on our site. Individual shows are price at $12 for Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students).

3:June's Sow: Raising the Bard: 10 Things Any Writer Can Learn from Shakespeare

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, June 29 at 6:00 PM

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, June 30 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

2: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 on the 1st Saturday of the month at Martin's Food Market.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, July 2 at 10:00 AM

5:1

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, July 4 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Agile Writers Open Meeting

2: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. 

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The Writers Farmhouse

2: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.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, July 7 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

2: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.

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4: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

5:Thursday, July 7 at 7:00 PM

Writers Wednesday

2:Held on the second Wednesday of every month Writers Wednesday is a casual meet and greet for both aspiring and published authors of every genre. We are currently meeting at Ardent Craft Ales in trendy Scott’s Addition, where we can mingle in a vibrant location that is easily accessible. Spend some time with live characters, make connections, and find inspiration in a friendly, supportive environment.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, July 13 at 5:30 PM

5:1

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, July 18 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata

2: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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, July 22 at 7:00 PM

5:1

Words on Fire: Poetry Happy Hour at Firehouse

2:Kick off your evening with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse Theatre! Featuring showcased work by local poets, an open mic sign-up for those wishing to sling some spit themselves, a cash bar, and lots of good vibes & people, we can’t think of a better way to wind down your day & get the night rolling!

3:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

4:Tuesday, July 26 at 6:00 PM

5:1

The Writing Show

2:Entertaining and interactive, JRW's The Writing Show has been described as: Inside the Actor’s Studio meets the New York Times bestseller list. The Tonight Show meets the art of writing. It’s inspiring. It’s fun. And it’s only happening live in Richmond. Membership to James River Writers now includes tickets to some of the Writing Shows held January-September. Learn more about registration and pricing on our site. Individual shows are price at $12 for Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students).

3:July's show: The Secret Mind of an Author: How to think, read, and act like a writer.

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, July 27 at 6:00 PM

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, August 1 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

2: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.

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4: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

5:Thursday, August 4 at 7:00 PM

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

2: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 on the 1st Saturday of the month at Martin's Food Market.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, August 6 at 10:00 AM

5:1

Words on Fire: Poetry Happy Hour at Firehouse

2:Kick off your evening with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse Theatre! Featuring showcased work by local poets, an open mic sign-up for those wishing to sling some spit themselves, a cash bar, and lots of good vibes & people, we can’t think of a better way to wind down your day & get the night rolling! $5 at door.

3:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

4:Tuesday, August 9 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Writers Wednesday

2:Held on the second Wednesday of every month Writers Wednesday is a casual meet and greet for both aspiring and published authors of every genre. We are currently meeting at Ardent Craft Ales in trendy Scott’s Addition, where we can mingle in a vibrant location that is easily accessible. Spend some time with live characters, make connections, and find inspiration in a friendly, supportive environment.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, August 10 at 5:30 PM

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Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, August 15 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata

2: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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, August 26 at 7:00 PM

5:1

Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, August 29 at 6:30 PM

5:1

The Writing Show

2:Entertaining and interactive, JRW's The Writing Show has been described as: Inside the Actor’s Studio meets the New York Times bestseller list. The Tonight Show meets the art of writing. It’s inspiring. It’s fun. And it’s only happening live in Richmond. Membership to James River Writers now includes tickets to some of the Writing Shows held January-September. Learn more about registration and pricing on our site. Individual shows are price at $12 for Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students).

3:August's show: Strategies for Getting What You Want (i.e. a paycheck) Out of Writing

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, August 31 at 6:00 PM

Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

2: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.

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4: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

5:Thursday, September 1 at 7:00 PM

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

2: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 on the 1st Saturday of the month at Martin's Food Market.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, September 3 at 10:00 AM

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Small Group Poetry Critique

2:2nd 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, September 12 at 6:30 PM

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Writers Wednesday

2:Held on the second Wednesday of every month Writers Wednesday is a casual meet and greet for both aspiring and published authors of every genre. We are currently meeting at Ardent Craft Ales in trendy Scott’s Addition, where we can mingle in a vibrant location that is easily accessible. Spend some time with live characters, make connections, and find inspiration in a friendly, supportive environment.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, September 14 at 5:30 PM

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Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata

2: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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, September 23 at 7:00 PM

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The Writing Show

2:Entertaining and interactive, JRW's The Writing Show has been described as: Inside the Actor’s Studio meets the New York Times bestseller list. The Tonight Show meets the art of writing. It’s inspiring. It’s fun. And it’s only happening live in Richmond. Membership to James River Writers now includes tickets to some of the Writing Shows held January-September. Learn more about registration and pricing on our site. Individual shows are price at $12 for Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students).

3:September's show: The Power of Imagery: Show, Don’t Tell

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM

Agile Writer Club: Write-in

2: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 on the 1st Saturday of the month at Martin's Food Market.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, October 1 at 10:00 AM

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Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

2: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.

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4: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

5:Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 PM

Writers Wednesday

2:Held on the second Wednesday of every month Writers Wednesday is a casual meet and greet for both aspiring and published authors of every genre. We are currently meeting at Ardent Craft Ales in trendy Scott’s Addition, where we can mingle in a vibrant location that is easily accessible. Spend some time with live characters, make connections, and find inspiration in a friendly, supportive environment.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, October 12 at 5:30 PM

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