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Reveille UMC Summer Book Review: John Hart - Redemption Road

2:Join Reveille UMC's 2016 Summer Book Reviews, a popular tradition for over 50 years, to meet acclaimed authors as they discuss and sign their books. Book reviews begin with a reception in the welcome center, followed by an author talk in the chapel. A book signing follows each talk. Tuesday, July 26th's Review will feature John Hart's Redemption Road, the latest literary thriller by the only author to win back-to-back Edgar Awards for Best Novel. http://reveilleumc.or...

3:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

4:Tuesday, July 26 at 10:30 AM

5:3

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

5:5

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

An Evening of Mystery with Wendy Sand Eckel

2:Meet the author of Death at the Day Lily Cafe, perfect for readers of Joanne Fluke and Diane Mott Davidson. Degrees in criminology and social work, followed by years of clinical practice, helped Wendy Sand Eckel explore her fascination with how relationships impact motivation, desire, and inhibition. Combined with her passion for words and meaning, writing mysteries is a dream realized. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Wednesday, July 27 at 6:30 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, July 28 at 6:00 PM

4:1

5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/232814717/

What's Going On In YA These Days?

2:There is so much going on in the Young Adult Fiction world right now: The diversity initiative; Hollywood’s obsession with making the books into films; Banning of books in school systems for content; The interplay between social media and the books and authors themselves; Crossing back and forth between writing for adults and young adults. All of these and many other issues will be discussed as well as trends in popularity of subgenres, “making it” as an author, managing a life around a writing career. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 PM

5:1

RYW Open Mic

2:The Historic Byrd Theater is hosting Richmond Young Writers at TWO open mic readings coming up, and young writers of all ages are invited! It's a fantastic opportunity for writers to experience the thrill and joy of being heard, and in a historic setting to boot. As each reading slot is only a minute long, it's not a huge commitment. Just a chance to read a poem, an excerpt, a piece of flash fiction, a scene from a screenplay... whatever strikes them as good work.

3:Writers are welcome to attend one or both sessions; anyone wanting to read will be signed up on the spot in the lobby of the theater between 1:15 and 1:25. OPEN MIC!@ The Byrd Theater. Saturday, July 30th at 1:30 (readers should arrive by 1:15)Saturday, August 27th at 1:30 (readers should arrive by 1:15). FREE to all, writers, family, friends and fans!

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5:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Tuesday, August 2 at 10:30 AM

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, August 4 at 6:00 PM

4:1

5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/232653589/

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, August 4 at 7:00 PM

4:3

5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/232450231/

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

Sunday Arts at Book People

2:Meet Susan Robbins, presenting her newest book, There Is Nothing Strange. Poet Roy Robbins will sign Poster Art Nights. Photographer Bitsy Gilfoyle will show her work. At Book People.

3:Richmond, VA 23226 - USA

4:Sunday, August 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 23230 - USA

4:Monday, August 8 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets every 2nd Monday of the month at the Children's Theater at Willow Lawn. Attention potential playwrights: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the craft of playwriting? Have you written a dialogue or a part of a play and stuffed it in a drawer because you didn’t know if it was any good? RPF provides a safe environment for you to present your work, have it read by actors who will bring your characters to life, and have it critiqued by your peers who know what it’s like to shape a work for the stage. Come see what our group is all about!  We welcome new writers of any age and level of experience! Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Monday, August 8 at 7:00 PM

5:1

Beyond Agile Writers: Self Publishing w/ Terricinia St Clair

2:In 2016, you have options and self-publishing is a great one to consider! In this presentation, The Benefits and Strategies of Self-Publishing, we will share step-by-step logistical information on getting your book from completion and the best resources for self-publishing.  You will leave this presentation with a step-by-step guide for producing with companies like Createspace and BookLogix and marketing your book, traditionally and through social media communities of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Periscope. Agile Writers Event: Learn more.

3:N. Chesterfield, VA - USA

4:Monday, August 8 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! $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

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, August 11 at 6:00 PM

4:1

5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/232814064/

Literary Salon

2: James River Writers and The Poe Museum present: A new place to find inspiration this year. In the salon, dahling! We’re bringing back the grand tradition of the literary salon—an intimate setting to meet & fraternize with local authors and artists as they in turn guide you in your own writing practice. Whatever your genre, this will be a great way to connect with like-minded writers, to learn & to philosophize. Salons are organized by topic and will be held on the second Thursday of every other month, February through October. There is no cover charge for these events. We welcome writerly types of all experience levels and readers, thinkers, and artists of every sort. See http://www.jamesriver... for June details.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, August 11 at 7:00 PM

5:1

Publishing Family Stories

2:Interested in learning about how to go about publishing stories from your family tree? Join local published author Bill Farley to learn about the process. Free and open to the public. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23229 - USA

4:Saturday, August 13 at 10:00 AM

5:2

Author Talk at Book People

2:Melisa Weaver, author ofReconstruction, will be discussing how to defy cancer and build a more purposeful life. At Book People.

3:Richmond, VA 23226 - USA

4:Saturday, August 13 at 11:00 AM

5:1

Publishing Family Stories

2:Interested in learning about how to go about publishing stories from your family tree? Join local published author Bill Farley to learn about the process. Free and open to the public. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23218 - USA

4:Monday, August 15 at 7:00 PM

5:1

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, August 16 at 10:30 AM

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: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, August 18 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, August 22 at 6:30 PM

5:2

Reveille UMC Summer Book Review:

2:Join Reveille UMC's 2016 Summer Book Reviews, a popular tradition for over 50 years, to meet acclaimed authors as they discuss and sign their books. Book reviews begin with a reception in the welcome center, followed by an author talk in the chapel. A book signing follows each talk. August's Review will feature Elizabeth Smartt with Finding Thalhimers, the story of five generations of Richmond's Thalhimer family, who grew a modest dry goods store into a 26-store chain. http://reveilleumc.or...

3:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

4:Wednesday, August 24 at 10:30 AM

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: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, August 25 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 - USA

4:Friday, August 26 at 7:00 PM

5:2

RYW Open Mic

2:The Historic Byrd Theater is hosting Richmond Young Writers at TWO open mic readings coming up, and young writers of all ages are invited! It's a fantastic opportunity for writers to experience the thrill and joy of being heard, and in a historic setting to boot. As each reading slot is only a minute long, it's not a huge commitment. Just a chance to read a poem, an excerpt, a piece of flash fiction, a scene from a screenplay... whatever strikes them as good work.

3:Writers are welcome to attend one or both sessions; anyone wanting to read will be signed up on the spot in the lobby of the theater between 1:15 and 1:25. OPEN MIC!@ The Byrd Theater. Saturday, July 30th at 1:30 (readers should arrive by 1:15)Saturday, August 27th at 1:30 (readers should arrive by 1:15). FREE to all, writers, family, friends and fans!

4:

5:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

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

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, September 1 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.

3:

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

5:1

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, September 6 at 10:30 AM

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: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, September 8 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, September 12 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets every 2nd Monday of the month at the Children's Theater at Willow Lawn. Attention potential playwrights: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the craft of playwriting? Have you written a dialogue or a part of a play and stuffed it in a drawer because you didn’t know if it was any good? RPF provides a safe environment for you to present your work, have it read by actors who will bring your characters to life, and have it critiqued by your peers who know what it’s like to shape a work for the stage. Come see what our group is all about!  We welcome new writers of any age and level of experience! Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, September 12 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. 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

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: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, September 15 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, September 19 at 6:30 PM

5:1

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, September 20 at 10:30 AM

5:1

Christina Baker Kline, Author of Orphan Train, at St. Catherine’s School

2:Christina Baker Kline is the author of five novels. Her most recent novel, Orphan Train, has spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list, including five weeks at # 1, and has been published in 38 countries. More than 100 communities and colleges have chosen it as a “One Book, One Read” selection. Her other novels include The Way Life Should Be, Sweet Water, Bird in Hand, and Desire Lines. Her new novel, based on the iconic painting Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth, will be published in Winter 2017. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23226 - USA

4:Thursday, September 22 at 6:00 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: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, September 22 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, September 23 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:September's show: The Power of Imagery: Show, Don’t Tell

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM

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, September 29 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, October 1 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, October 3 at 6:30 PM

5:1

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, October 4 at 10:30 AM

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.

3:

4: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

5:Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 PM

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets every 2nd Monday of the month at the Children's Theater at Willow Lawn. Attention potential playwrights: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the craft of playwriting? Have you written a dialogue or a part of a play and stuffed it in a drawer because you didn’t know if it was any good? RPF provides a safe environment for you to present your work, have it read by actors who will bring your characters to life, and have it critiqued by your peers who know what it’s like to shape a work for the stage. Come see what our group is all about!  We welcome new writers of any age and level of experience! Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, October 10 at 7:00 PM

5:1

JRW Member Book Signing

2:Member Josephine Ensign will present her medical memoir,Catching Homelessness: A Nurse's Story of Falling Through the Safety Net (Berkeley: She Writes Press, August 2016), set in Richmond and about her work with--and spiral into--homelessness in Richmond in the 1980s.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Tuesday, October 11 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, October 12 at 5:30 PM

5:1

Literary Salon

2: James River Writers and The Poe Museum present: A new place to find inspiration this year. In the salon, dahling! We’re bringing back the grand tradition of the literary salon—an intimate setting to meet & fraternize with local authors and artists as they in turn guide you in your own writing practice. Whatever your genre, this will be a great way to connect with like-minded writers, to learn & to philosophize. Salons are organized by topic and will be held on the second Thursday of every other month, February through October. There is no cover charge for these events. We welcome writerly types of all experience levels and readers, thinkers, and artists of every sort. See http://www.jamesriver... for June details.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Thursday, October 13 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, October 17 at 6:30 PM

5:1

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, October 18 at 10:30 AM

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, October 28 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, October 31 at 6:30 PM

5:1

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, November 1 at 10:30 AM

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.

3:

4: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

5:Thursday, November 3 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, November 5 at 10:00 AM

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, November 9 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, November 14 at 6:30 PM

5:1

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets every 2nd Monday of the month at the Children's Theater at Willow Lawn. Attention potential playwrights: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the craft of playwriting? Have you written a dialogue or a part of a play and stuffed it in a drawer because you didn’t know if it was any good? RPF provides a safe environment for you to present your work, have it read by actors who will bring your characters to life, and have it critiqued by your peers who know what it’s like to shape a work for the stage. Come see what our group is all about!  We welcome new writers of any age and level of experience! Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM

5:1

FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, November 15 at 10:30 AM

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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, November 25 at 7:00 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, November 28 at 6:30 PM

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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, December 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, December 3 at 10:00 AM

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FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, December 6 at 10:30 AM

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Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets every 2nd Monday of the month at the Children's Theater at Willow Lawn. Attention potential playwrights: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the craft of playwriting? Have you written a dialogue or a part of a play and stuffed it in a drawer because you didn’t know if it was any good? RPF provides a safe environment for you to present your work, have it read by actors who will bring your characters to life, and have it critiqued by your peers who know what it’s like to shape a work for the stage. Come see what our group is all about!  We welcome new writers of any age and level of experience! Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, December 12 at 7:00 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, December 14 at 5:30 PM

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FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, December 20 at 10:30 AM

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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, December 23 at 7:00 PM

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FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, January 3 at 10:30 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, January 5 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, January 7 at 10:00 AM

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Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets every 2nd Monday of the month at the Children's Theater at Willow Lawn. Attention potential playwrights: Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the craft of playwriting? Have you written a dialogue or a part of a play and stuffed it in a drawer because you didn’t know if it was any good? RPF provides a safe environment for you to present your work, have it read by actors who will bring your characters to life, and have it critiqued by your peers who know what it’s like to shape a work for the stage. Come see what our group is all about!  We welcome new writers of any age and level of experience! Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Monday, January 9 at 7:00 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, January 11 at 5:30 PM

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FreeWrite Tuesdays At Sub Rosa

2: 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.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Tuesday, January 17 at 10:30 AM

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