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The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.

3:Wednesday, July 30 at 6:00 PM

4:Attending: 2

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/196157792/

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, July 30 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 3

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/196038142/

JRW's Writing Show

2:Stay tuned for details about JRW's The Writing Show. Tickets $10 in advance/$12 at the door/$5 students with valid ID. At The Broadberry, 2729 W. Broad Street. Ample parking available on street, across the street, and adjacent to the building. Register at The Writing Show.

3:Thursday, July 31 at 6:30 PM

4:Attending: 5

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158908932/

Agile Writers Seminar: "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 20 FIRST DRAFT NOVELS as of THIS YEAR.  Yours could be next!

3:Saturday, August 2 at 1:00 PM

4:Attending: 2

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/192414152/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, August 2 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178477322/

Babymouse is Coming!!

2:Matt Holm, co-creator of the popular Babymouse and Squish series, is coming to Chesterfield County Public Library. He will discuss how he and his sister Jennifer create their popular graphic novel books and how comic books can get kids to read! Book sale and signing will accompany the program. Register online at library.chesterfield.gov or call 804-751-CCPL.

3:Saturday, August 2 at 6:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/195836122/

Books on Broad: Apocalypse and the Millennium in the Civil War Era

2: Apocalypse and the Millennium in the Civil War Era by Zachary W. Dresser explores the diverse ways in which beliefs about the end times influenced 19th-century American lives, including reform culture, the search for meaning amid the trials of war, and the social transformation wrought by emancipation. Reception (wine and cheese) 5:30–6:30 pm, book talk 6:00–7:00 pm, and book signing 7:00–7:30 pm. 

3:Wednesday, August 6 at 5:30 PM

4:Attending: 2

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/192412002/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.

3:Wednesday, August 6 at 6:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/195543022/

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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Party for The Patron Saint of Ugly

2:Join the Fountain Bookstore crew to talk books and share refreshments with award-winning author and Iowa Writer's Workshop graduate Marie Manilla at Manchester's Art Works.

3:Thursday, August 7 at 7:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/198024222/

Book People: THE VIRGINIA GIANT

2:Authors Sherry and Bobby Norfolk separate fact from fiction about Peter Francisco in THE VIRGINIA GIANT: THE TRUE STORY OF PETER FRANCISCO. They look forward to signing copies and discussing the book with eager readers.

3:Friday, August 8 at 6:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/198023512/

River City Secrets

2:2nd Friday of every month, Henry St. Gallery: Featured poetry readings/performances followed by open mic free to all & any wishing to share a verse or two of their own. Light refreshments served. This event is generously supported by CultureWorks, but will be accepting donations to help out the gallery itself.

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, August 8 at 7:00 PM

5:Attending: 1

Hanover Book Festival

2:The Hanover Writers Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club invites the public to a free event celebrating and promoting literacy and Virginia writers! Dozens of authors will have their books for sale and there will be children's events as well as writing workshops. Workshops are fee-based and require pre-registration. Learn more.

3:Saturday, August 9 at 10:00 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/197803662/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, August 9 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178477422/

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets monthly at the Children's Theatre of Virginia Willow Lawn. Members share works and discuss playwriting. RPF is open to all and welcomes your participation as voice actors or active listeners. To learn more contact Margie Langston mailto: margie.langston@yahoo.com.

3:Monday, August 11 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/162018352/

Writers Wednesday

2: JRW hosts a casual meet and greet for writers of all genres every second Wednesday. This month's venue: Capital Ale House Midlothian, 13831 Village Place Dr.

3:Wednesday, August 13 at 5:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158902682/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, August 13 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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, August 13 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/196889302/

Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment

2:Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia by Kathryn Shively Meier. Part of the Banner Lecture Series. Admission $6 Adults/$5 Seniors /$4 Children & Students/Free to VHS members. Free parking available. At Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard, 804-358-4901.

3:Thursday, August 14 at 12:00 PM

4:Attending: 2

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/167182562/

Book People: Hugh Harris

2:Retired pastor Hugh Harris will sign copies of A Change of Heart and Return of Bliss, the first two titles from his Dinkle Island series. He looks forward to discussing the books with inquiring readers.

3:Friday, August 15 at 4:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/197351692/

A Literary Salon with Sheri Reynolds

2:"Growing Up on the Page: How Characters and Their Writers Evolve": We've all learned that in order for characters to be sympathetic, they must be capable of change. Author Sheri Reynolds maintains that what's true for the character is also true for the writer. Join the Writer's House on August 15th, when novelist Susan Gregg Gilmore will interview Reynolds about character evolution, the importance of putting characters into positions that force their growth, and the importance of taking risks as writers in order to grow in our craft. Free and open to the public. www.writerhouse.org

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4:Friday, August 15 at 7:00 PM

5:Attending: 1

Nature Journaling with Betty Gatewood

2:From the Library of Virginia "Join us for an afternoon of learning about nature journaling. While you're here, check out our latest exhibition, Flora of Virginia, for ideas to help with your journal. Betty Gatewood—National Park Service interpretative ranger, nature artist, and journal keeper—will lead this three-hour workshop. Her botanical illustrations have been published in the Appalachian Trail Conservancy's A. T. Journeys magazine, and have been the cover art for Virginia's Mountain Treasures and the Virginia Native Plant Society's Wildflower of the Year brochures. Registration deadline: August 1. For more information, call 804.692.3001." $25 + registration fee (includes materials) Registration required. More info.

3:Saturday, August 16 at 1:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Fee: Price: USD 25.00 per person

Agile Writers Seminar: "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 20 FIRST DRAFT NOVELS as of THIS YEAR.  Yours could be next!

3:Saturday, August 16 at 1:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/192414712/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, August 16 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178477572/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, August 20 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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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Chrysalis Book Club: Reading for Spiritual Growth

2:Author Peggy Siegel will join us to explore her book, Teaching Albert Einstein to Fly. Peggy's book relates her spiritual journey to the mysteries of the universe.
"The Chrysalis Book Club will meet and discuss three books and their impact on the spiritual journey. Vicki Saunders, PhD facilitates. Come to one or all!" Each meeting is free for members of The Chrysalis Institute and $10 for non-members. More at http://chrysalisinsti...

3:Thursday, August 21 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/194107992/

Poetry & Jazz Tasting

2:Third Thursdays every 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 21 at 7:00 PM

Poetry Night @ taZa

2:Poetry Night @ taZa. Open mic poetry in a  friendly coffee-shop setting. 4th Friday of every month. Cost: no cover. At taZa Coffee'n'Creme, 5047 Forest Hill Ave.

3:Friday, August 22 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/177653702/

Virginia Screenwriters Forum

2:The Virginia Screenwriters Forum, now in its 24th year, is comprised of award-winning screenwriters and aspiring writers from the Richmond area, along with the VSF Actors Ensemble.  Each meeting offers open discussion on writing for film, critique sessions for two member's scripts,  up to 30  pages, followed by the VSF Actors Ensemble table readings. VSF's new meeting location, day and time is at CenterStage on the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., except December. Guests are welcome but seating is limited. Reservations are required  to attend. Contact: vsf@comcast.net, or www.virginiascreenwritersforum.org

3:Saturday, August 23 at 9:15 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/167195582/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, August 23 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178477742/

Faedah M. Totah for Preserving the Old City of Damascus

2:Join local author and VCU professor of International Studies, Faedah Totah, as she takes us into one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the Middle East and looks at the gentrification of a civilization created by an outstanding mix of cultures. More info

3:Wednesday, August 27 at 10:30 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/198021482/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, August 27 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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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JRW's Writing Show

2:Stay tuned for details about JRW's The Writing Show. Tickets $10 in advance/$12 at the door/$5 students with valid ID. At The Broadberry, 2729 W. Broad Street. Ample parking available on street, across the street, and adjacent to the building. Register at The Writing Show.

3:Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158908992/

2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival

2:This year's festival will feature authors, poets and illustrators in several pavilions (including JRW's Meg Medina). Festival-goers can meet and hear firsthand from their favorite poets and authors, get books signed, hear special entertainment, have photos taken with storybook characters and participate in a variety of activities. http://www.loc.gov/bo...

3:Saturday, August 30 at 10:00 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/196845642/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, August 30 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178477902/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, September 3 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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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Tea for Two: Poetry in Library Park

2:Tea for Two: Poetry in Library Park, a 2014 Saturday reading series. In this first reading event of the year, poets Ian Bodkin and Cheryl Pallant will each share their work over a half-hour long reading/performance, allowing time for meet & greet over coffee before and after. Reading to be held inside the Library in case of inclement weather. Tea for Two in 2014 will be held on the first Saturdays of May, June, September, and October. Cost: none. At Richmond Public Library, Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St.

3:Saturday, September 6 at 11:00 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/177656132/

Agile Writers Seminar: "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 20 FIRST DRAFT NOVELS as of THIS YEAR.  Yours could be next!

3:Saturday, September 6 at 1:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/192415372/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, September 6 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478042/

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets monthly at the Children's Theatre of Virginia Willow Lawn. Members share works and discuss playwriting. RPF is open to all and welcomes your participation as voice actors or active listeners. To learn more contact Margie Langston mailto: margie.langston@yahoo.com.

3:Monday, September 8 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/162018432/

Writers Wednesday

2: JRW hosts a casual meet and greet for writers of all genres every second Wednesday. This month's venue: Capital Ale House Midlothian, 13831 Village Place Dr.

3:Wednesday, September 10 at 5:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158902852/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, September 10 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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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Fall for the Book

2:The 16th annual Fall for the Book—September 11-18, with free events at George Mason University and throughout Northern Virginia, DC, and
Maryland—welcomes some of the best-known and best-loved writers on the
planet as well as the literary stars of tomorrow. For information on events throughout the week, visit http://fallforthebook...

3:Thursday, September 11 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/196848532/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, September 13 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478142/

Twitter Chat with The Book Doctors

2:Join @JamesRvrWriters during our series of hashtag chats prior to the 14th Annual James River Writers Conference in October! Popular conference panelists, The Book Doctors will talk about all things publishing. Follow moderator @LeilaGaskin and use the tag #JRW14 to chat with other members and conference goers!

3:Monday, September 15 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/189558882/

Paula Marcoux "Cooking With Fire" Dinner

2:Hosted by the Fountain Bookstore to introduce this fiery cookbook subtitled "From Roasting on a Spit to Baking in a Tannur, Rediscovered Techniques and Recipes That Capture the Flavors of Wood-Fired Cooking." Menu to come, appetites to be whetted, tickets available at http://www.fountainbo...

3:Tuesday, September 16 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/198025002/

Books on Broad: SWAY

2:Sway is the debut novel from the Library of Virginia Foundation's own Kat Spears. Reception (wine and cheese) 5:30–6:00 PM, book talk 6:00–7:00 PM, and book signing 7:00–7:30 PM.

3:Wednesday, September 17 at 5:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/195498042/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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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Chrysalis Book Club: Reading for Spiritual Growth

2: The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew by Alan Lightman. From the book jacket, "Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time." The second session of The Chrysalis Book Club will meet and discuss three books and their impact on the spiritual journey. Vicki Saunders, PhD facilitates. Free to members of The Chrysalis Institute and $10 for non-members. More at http://chrysalisinsti...

3:Thursday, September 18 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/194109972/

Poetry & Jazz Tasting

2:Third Thursdays every 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 18 at 7:00 PM

Agile Writers Seminar: "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 20 FIRST DRAFT NOVELS as of THIS YEAR.  Yours could be next!

3:Saturday, September 20 at 1:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/192415572/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, September 20 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478212/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, September 24 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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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Defiant: American POWs in Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison

2:Defiant: American POWs in Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison by Alvin Townley. Part of the Banner Lecture Series. Admission $6 Adults/$5 Seniors /$4 Children & Students/Free to VHS members. Free parking available. At Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard, 804-358-4901.

3:Thursday, September 25 at 12:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/167185402/

JRW's Writing Show

2:Stay tuned for details about JRW's The Writing Show. Tickets $10 in advance/$12 at the door/$5 students with valid ID. At The Broadberry, 2729 W. Broad Street. Ample parking available on street, across the street, and adjacent to the building. Register at The Writing Show.

3:Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158909102/

Virginia Screenwriters Forum

2:The Virginia Screenwriters Forum, now in its 24th year, is comprised of award-winning screenwriters and aspiring writers from the Richmond area, along with the VSF Actors Ensemble.  Each meeting offers open discussion on writing for film, critique sessions for two member's scripts,  up to 30  pages, followed by the VSF Actors Ensemble table readings. VSF's new meeting location, day and time is at CenterStage on the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., except December. Guests are welcome but seating is limited. Reservations are required  to attend. Contact: vsf@comcast.net, or www.virginiascreenwritersforum.org

3:Saturday, September 27 at 9:15 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/167195742/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, September 27 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478232/

The Writers Farmhouse

2:Every Wednesday 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:Wednesday, October 1 at 6:00 PM

5:Attending: 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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Tea for Two: Poetry in Library Park

2:Tea for Two: Poetry in Library Park, a 2014 Saturday reading series. In this first reading event of the year, poets Ian Bodkin and Cheryl Pallant will each share their work over a half-hour long reading/performance, allowing time for meet & greet over coffee before and after. Reading to be held inside the Library in case of inclement weather. Tea for Two in 2014 will be held on the first Saturdays of May, June, September, and October. Cost: none. At Richmond Public Library, Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St.

3:Saturday, October 4 at 11:00 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/177656172/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, October 4 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478302/

Writers Wednesday

2: JRW hosts a casual meet and greet for writers of all genres every second Wednesday. This month's venue: Capital Ale House Downtown, 623 East Main St.

3:Wednesday, October 8 at 5:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158902172/

VA Children's Book Festival

2:The Virginia Children’s Book Festival will bring together prominent children’s authors and illustrators and the general public in an annual event designed to foster the enjoyment of children’s literature. The Virginia Children’s Book Festival will be available to the public without an entrance fee. At Longwood University. http://www.vachildren...

3:Friday, October 10 at 9:00 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/186757722/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, October 11 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478552/

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets monthly at the Children's Theatre of Virginia Willow Lawn. Members share works and discuss playwriting. RPF is open to all and welcomes your participation as voice actors or active listeners. To learn more contact Margie Langston mailto: margie.langston@yahoo.com.

3:Monday, October 13 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/162018502/

Chrysalis Book Club: Reading for Spiritual Growth

2: Keeping the Faith Without A Religion by Roger Housden. From the author, "A nonreligious faith allows us to live with uncertainty, change and mortality-- to embrace life in all its sublime mystery." The Chrysalis Book Club will meet and discuss three books and their impact on the spiritual journey. Vicki Saunders, PhD facilitates. Free to members of The Chrysalis Institute and $10 for non-members. More at http://chrysalisinsti...

3:Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/194110402/

Poetry & Jazz Tasting

2:Third Thursdays every 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 16 at 7:00 PM

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, October 18 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478632/

Virginia Screenwriters Forum

2:The Virginia Screenwriters Forum, now in its 24th year, is comprised of award-winning screenwriters and aspiring writers from the Richmond area, along with the VSF Actors Ensemble.  Each meeting offers open discussion on writing for film, critique sessions for two member's scripts,  up to 30  pages, followed by the VSF Actors Ensemble table readings. VSF's new meeting location, day and time is at CenterStage on the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., except December. Guests are welcome but seating is limited. Reservations are required  to attend. Contact: vsf@comcast.net, or www.virginiascreenwritersforum.org

3:Saturday, October 25 at 9:15 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/167195952/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, October 25 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478732/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, November 1 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478832/

Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival

2:Held at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, this day-long festival will feature nine bestselling authors, mostly writers of the “cozy mystery” genre, who will participate in book signings, fan meet & greets and readings. Additional activities include a workshop on how to become a mystery author, a moderated author panel discussion in the Birdsong Theater and a closing reception.

3:Saturday, November 8 at 11:00 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/195103222/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, November 8 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478932/

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets monthly at the Children's Theatre of Virginia Willow Lawn. Members share works and discuss playwriting. RPF is open to all and welcomes your participation as voice actors or active listeners. To learn more contact Margie Langston mailto: margie.langston@yahoo.com.

3:Monday, November 10 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/162018572/

Writers Wednesday

2: JRW hosts a casual meet and greet for writers of all genres every second Wednesday. This month's venue: Capital Ale House Downtown, 623 East Main St.

3:Wednesday, November 12 at 5:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158902302/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, November 15 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178478992/

Poetry & Jazz Tasting

2:Third Thursdays every 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, November 20 at 7:00 PM

Virginia Screenwriters Forum

2:The Virginia Screenwriters Forum, now in its 24th year, is comprised of award-winning screenwriters and aspiring writers from the Richmond area, along with the VSF Actors Ensemble.  Each meeting offers open discussion on writing for film, critique sessions for two member's scripts,  up to 30  pages, followed by the VSF Actors Ensemble table readings. VSF's new meeting location, day and time is at CenterStage on the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., except December. Guests are welcome but seating is limited. Reservations are required  to attend. Contact: vsf@comcast.net, or www.virginiascreenwritersforum.org

3:Saturday, November 22 at 9:15 AM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/167196112/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, November 22 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178479072/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, November 29 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178479122/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, December 6 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178479192/

Richmond Playwrights Forum

2:The Richmond Playwrights Forum meets monthly at the Children's Theatre of Virginia Willow Lawn. Members share works and discuss playwriting. RPF is open to all and welcomes your participation as voice actors or active listeners. To learn more contact Margie Langston mailto: margie.langston@yahoo.com.

3:Monday, December 8 at 7:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/162018702/

Writers Wednesday

2: JRW hosts a casual meet and greet for writers of all genres every second Wednesday. This month's venue: Capital Ale House Downtown, 623 East Main St.

3:Wednesday, December 10 at 5:30 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/158902392/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, December 13 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178479292/

Poetry & Jazz Tasting

2:Third Thursdays every 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, December 18 at 7:00 PM

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, December 20 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178479382/

Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic

2:SlamRichmond's "Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic." Every Saturday night. Workshop begins 5:00 p.m.; Performers may sign up for the 8:30pm Open Mic from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At The Shop, 0 East 4th Street (brick building in the parking lot across from Artspace). For more details visit SlamRichmond., 804-399-0295.

3:Saturday, December 27 at 5:00 PM

4:Attending: 1

5:Details: http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/178479492/

Poetry & Jazz Tasting

2:Third Thursdays every 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, January 15 at 7:00 PM


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