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SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, February 13 at 8:00 PM

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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 - USA

4:Monday, February 15 at 6:00 PM

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Book Release Party with Patrick Dacey

2:From Chop Suey Books: Please join us on Tuesday, February 16th from 6-8 pm for a book release party and reading by Patrick Dacey, author of the upcoming collection of short stories We've Already Gone This Far. We are all really excited about this book release, and Ward, who got a chance to read it early, says it's one of the best books he has read in a long time. But don't take his word for it. Trust award winning author and Chop Suey favorite George Saunders, who says that Patrick is among his "favorite young American writers." But, really, do trust Ward, because he only wants the best for you. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

4:Tuesday, February 16 at 6:00 PM

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Why We Love Romance Novels - A Panel Discussion

2:What is the secret behind the most popular genre in the world? New York Times best-selling author Cathy Maxwell leads a panel discussion, including romantic suspense novelist Mary Burton, P.J. Ausdenmore of The Romance Dish blog, and NPR book editor Petra Mayer. Light refreshments will be served. Panelists’ books will be available for sale and a book signing follows the discussion. Registration is free and required. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23236 - USA

4:Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 PM

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Meet VCU’s Authors: Jason Arnold

2:Jason Arnold, Associate Professor of Political Science, will talk about his new book, Secrecy in the Sunshine Era: The Promises and Failures of U.S. Open Government Laws (University Press of Kansas, 2014). Part of VCU Humanities Author Series. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

4:Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 PM

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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, February 17 at 7:00 PM

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5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/228754854/

Sadeqa Johnson Book Release Reading

2:Please join Chop Suey Books for a book release celebration and reading with Sadeqa Johnson, author of the upcoming, Second House From the Corner. As always, this event is free and open to the public. In the tradition of I Don’t Know How She Does It, Second House from the Corner centers on the story of Felicia Lyons, a stay-at-home mother of three drowning in the drudgeries of play dates, lost pacifiers and potty training who occasionally wonders what it would be like to escape the demands of motherhood. But when an unexpected phone call threatens to destroy her life, Felicia is forced to return to her childhood home where she must wrestle with an ex-lover and long buried secrets to save the family and home she loves despite the daily challenges. Felicia Lyons is a character who mothers can identify with and laugh along with. You can’t help but cheer for her in Johnson’s engaging and well-written novel.

3:Richmond, VA 23221 - USA

4:Thursday, February 18 at 6:00 PM

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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:Thursday, February 18 at 6:00 PM

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5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/228815800/

Latino Lives, American Dream: Young Latino Fiction with author Meg Medina

2:This family-friendly event features renowned Richmond-based Latina author Meg Medina. She will read from her award-winning books Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass (2013), The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind (2012), and her forthcoming book Burn, Baby Burn. Medina’s touching novels take the perspective of young girls and examine how cultures intersect, highlighting what is unique in Latino culture and the qualities that are universal.

3:Richmond, VA 23219 - USA

4:Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 PM

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Copyright for Creators

2:In the digital age, everyone is a publisher or a maker or a creator. Whether you work in a studio, a classroom, or social media, understanding copyright is a foundational skill. VCU Libraries, in concert with the VCU School of the Arts and arts librarians, introduces a new series for 2015–16 on the nuances of copyright for artists, designers and art scholars. Presenter VCU University Counsel Madelyn Wessel is an authoritative voice on the complex intersection of creators' and copyright-holders' rights with creative and scholarly expression. The events in the series are free and open to all, but please register in order to help planning. Lunch will be provided. Parking on the Monroe Park campus is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Friday, February 19 at 12:00 PM

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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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 AM

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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! Fee: $20 includes free book. http://WritersClub.us...

3:Richmond, VA 23236 - USA

4:Saturday, February 20 at 1:00 PM

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SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, February 20 at 8:00 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 23219 - USA

4:Monday, February 22 at 6:30 PM

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Harry Kollatz Interviews Ross Howell About His Richmond-Based Novel: Forsaken

2: Forsaken recounts the factual tale of Virginia Christian, a teenage ‪‎African-American‬ girl executed by the state of ‪‎Virginia‬ in 1912 — a powerful story. Forsaken delivers another good story, tracking the horrific fate of the real-life white reporter whose sympathies for Virginia Christian also make him a victim of Jim Crow. Forsaken is more than one book — it’s a book and a half. Since 1992, Harry Kollatz Jr. has been recording the lesser-known heritage of Virginia's Holy City in his "Flashbacks" column in Richmond magazine. From the inauguration of the world's first practical electric trolley system an early Civil Rights activists, to a psychic horse and a wild ride on a sturgeon, he has covered it all, which makes him uniquely perfect for this in-conversation event. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 PM

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore

2:Wonder Woman, fighting crime with her super strength and an arsenal of magical weapons, has been an icon of both the comics industry and feminism for generations, but the story of the character's creation by Dr. William Marston is a fascinating case of truth proving to be stranger than fiction. Scholar Jill Lepore delves deep into the seldom-told origins of Wonder Woman and in her book, The Secret History of Woman Woman, shares a tale that is in turns strange, thought provoking and inspiring. The VCU Common Book Program invites you to join us for an evening with Lepore as she discusses this important new addition to pop-cultural and feminist scholarship. The event will be followed by a book sale and signing and a public reception. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

4:Wednesday, February 24 at 4:00 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:February's show: Love at First Line: How to Grab an Agent’s Attention on Page One

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, February 24 at 6:00 PM

Meet Chris Grabenstein at bbgb

2:From bbgb books for kids: "we're thrilled to host chris grabenstein, author of the mr. lemoncello's library series and the island of dr. libris! he'll be at bbgb to speak and sign books. don't miss the author of these hilarious hits! you can pre-order books on our website: bbgbbooks.com/book-buzz Price: free."

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00 PM

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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, February 25 at 6:00 PM

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African-American Read-In

2:Celebrate Black History Month in a literary way with the National African American Read-in. Drop in to the lecture hall in Cabell Library anytime between noon and 4 p.m. to hear featured readers from academic departments and student organizations read from works by or about African-Americans, Africans and the diaspora. Featured readings will be scheduled to begin at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., but there will be ample time for unscheduled readers to join in! VCU Libraries will provide a selection of literary works for reading or checking out. At this informal event, a light lunch will be served at noon, and refreshments will be served at 2:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to February 23, 2016. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

4:Friday, February 26 at 12:00 PM

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Poetry Night @ taZa

2:Join River City Poets for a night of inspiring word at this fast-growing Westover Hills coffee shop! With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for nurturing new voices, this is an evening of pure poetry you don't want to miss. Plus, taZa's selection of beer & wines and fresh-made sandwiches & goodies make it easy to while away an evening taking in some new poetry. 

3:Friday, February 26 at 7:00 PM

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5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/228206603/

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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, February 27 at 10:00 AM

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Transcribe-a-thon at Library of VA

2: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections of more than 400 years of Virginia history and culture. Twelve computer stations will be available. If you have your own laptop, please bring it! Transcribe-a-thons are facilitated by the volunteer organization HandsOn Greater Richmond. Minimum age is 16 (12 with an adult). Registration required: http://bit.ly/LVAvolu...

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4:Richmond, VA 23219 - USA

5:Saturday, February 27 at 12:00 PM

SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, February 27 at 8:00 PM

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One Book, One Richmond

2:The University of Richmond will host Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, as this year’s One Book, One Richmond keynote speaker on Feb. 29 from 6-7 p.m. in the Modlin Center for the Arts, Camp Concert Hall. A reception and book signing will follow the event in Booth Lobby. Seating for this event is limited and tickets are required to attend. Free tickets can be obtained through the Modlin Center Box Office beginning Feb. 15 for members of the UR community and Feb. 22 for the general public. Learn more.

3:University of Richmond, VA 23226 - USA

4:Monday, February 29 at 6:00 PM

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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, March 2 at 7:00 PM

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5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/228791210/

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, March 3 at 6:00 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.

3:Thursday, March 3 at 7:00 PM

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5:http://www.meetup.com/James-River-Writers/events/228173801/

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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, March 5 at 10:00 AM

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SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 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, March 7 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. 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 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, March 9 at 5:30 PM

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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, March 10 at 6:00 PM

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SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 PM

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Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

2:Tompkins-McCaw Library is proud to host the traveling National Library of Medicine exhibit "Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature." The exhibit draws from a variety of sources, including materials documenting medical discoveries from the time of Mary Shelley, to explore the scientific backdrop and lasting impact of the famous novel. The exhibit runs March 14th through April 23rd and is free and open to the public during all normal library hours. Parking is available for a fee in the 8th Street parking deck. If special accommodations are needed, please contact Thelma Mack, research and education coordinator, at (804) 828-0017. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Monday, March 14 at 7:30 AM

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New James Branch Cabell Library Grand Opening Celebration

2:The construction of the new library building on the Monroe Park Campus is finished at last! Please join VCU's librarians at 5 p.m. in the first-floor atrium of the building for a brief ceremony, followed by guided tours highlighting some of the exciting features of this important addition to the Monroe Park campus.

3:The event is free and open to the public, but please register to help us plan. If special accommodations are needed, or for further details please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to March 11, 2016. Learn more.

4:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

5:Tuesday, March 15 at 5:00 PM

Virginia Book Festival

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 22nd Annual Festival will be held March 16-20, 2016. Programs range from traditional author readings and book signings to a StoryFest day of children’s authors and storybook characters; from a panel on how to publish a novel to a discussion on running a book club to a workshop on bookbinding. All programs are open to the public; with the exception of a few ticketed events, programs are free of charge. Get a complete schedule and learn more at http://vabook.org/....

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Wednesday, March 16 at 7:00 AM

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VA Book Festival: Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson

2:Whitney Johnson, author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work, speaks. Brian Wheeler, executive director of Charlottesville Tomorrow, moderates the discussion. Book sales and signing follow the breakfast. This is a ticketed event for the VA Festival of the Book. Hosted by: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Charlottesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Learn more.

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 AM

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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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Virginia Book Festival

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 22nd Annual Festival will be held March 16-20, 2016. Programs range from traditional author readings and book signings to a StoryFest day of children’s authors and storybook characters; from a panel on how to publish a novel to a discussion on running a book club to a workshop on bookbinding. All programs are open to the public; with the exception of a few ticketed events, programs are free of charge. Get a complete schedule and learn more at http://vabook.org/....

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Thursday, March 17 at 7:00 AM

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A State of Many Nations: Immigration and the Changing Face of Virginia

2:Author Tom Gjelten (A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story), Cuban-American author Gustavo Pérez Firmat (A Cuban in Mayberry), and photographer Lloyd Wolf (Living Diversity: The Columbia Pike Documentary Project) present a combination of stories, data, and images related to Virginia’s changing demographic and the faces, cultures, and voices of non-Anglo and non-white immigrants. NOTE: This program is FREE, although tickets are required. Part of the VA Festival of the Book. Learn more.

3:Charlottesville - USA

4:Thursday, March 17 at 6:00 PM

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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, March 17 at 6:00 PM

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Book Talk: Charles Todd for No Shred of Evidence

2: Fountain Books welcomes back Charles Todd with their latest book, No Shred of Evidence. Charles Todd is a pen name used by the American authors Caroline and Charles Todd. This mother-and-son writing team lives in the eastern United States, in North Carolina and Delaware respectively. The authors are best known for a series of novels, set in post World War I England dealing with the cases of Inspector Ian Rutledge, a veteran of the European campaigns who is attempting to pick up the pieces of his Scotland Yard career. They are also the authors of a series about Bess Crawford, a nurse serving in France during World War I. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Thursday, March 17 at 6:30 PM

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Beyond Background Characters: Life in Hyphen-American

2:Authors Sara Farizan (Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel), Lamar Giles (Endangered), Meg Medina (Burn Baby Burn), and Wendy Shang (The Way Home Looks Now) share stories featuring American immigrant lives. Moderated by Gustavo Pérez Firmat (Life on the Hyphen and A Cuban in Mayberry: Looking Back at America’s Hometown). This VA Book Festival event is free but requires a ticket. Learn more.

3:Charlottesville - USA

4:Thursday, March 17 at 8:00 PM

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Virginia Book Festival

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 22nd Annual Festival will be held March 16-20, 2016. Programs range from traditional author readings and book signings to a StoryFest day of children’s authors and storybook characters; from a panel on how to publish a novel to a discussion on running a book club to a workshop on bookbinding. All programs are open to the public; with the exception of a few ticketed events, programs are free of charge. Get a complete schedule and learn more at http://vabook.org/....

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Friday, March 18 at 7:00 AM

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A Celebration of Pulitzer Prize Poets

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book, produced by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, presents A Celebration of Pulitzer Prize Poets on Friday, March 18 at 6 pm in the Culbreth Theatre.  The Festival of the Book continues its strong commitment to poetry featuring readings by Pulitzer prize-winning poets. Rita Dove (Sonata Mulattica), Gregory Pardlo (Digest), and Vijay Seshadri (3 Sections: Poems) read and discuss their work.  This event is sponsored by: Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative. All tickets are general admission and are free. Reserve a ticket here.

3:Charlottesville - USA

4:Friday, March 18 at 6:00 PM

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Virginia Book Festival

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 22nd Annual Festival will be held March 16-20, 2016. Programs range from traditional author readings and book signings to a StoryFest day of children’s authors and storybook characters; from a panel on how to publish a novel to a discussion on running a book club to a workshop on bookbinding. All programs are open to the public; with the exception of a few ticketed events, programs are free of charge. Get a complete schedule and learn more at http://vabook.org/....

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Saturday, March 19 at 7:00 AM

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VA Book Fest: Publishing Day and Book Fair

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book presents seminars on Publishing that will be of value to writers throughout the day at the Omni Hotel, including an Agents Roundtable. The Annual Book Fair will also be held at this venue today. Learn more and get a schedule here.

3:Charlottesville, VA 22902 - USA

4:Saturday, March 19 at 9:00 AM

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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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA - USA

4:Saturday, March 19 at 10:00 AM

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Crime Wave Brunch with Alan Furst

2:Join hundreds of other Crime Wave readers for Saturday morning brunch with Alan Furst, author of Midnight in Europe and twelve other internationally bestselling novels. Many additional Crime Wave authors join readers for the Brunch, and book sales and signing follow. Part of the Virginia Festival of the Book.

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Saturday, March 19 at 10:00 AM

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VA book Fest: An Evening with Bryan Stevenson

2:Bryan Stevenson (Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption) will speak about his experiences as a social justice lawyer and how these continue to influence his life-long work to support criminal justice system reform as well as anti-poverty and anti-discrimination efforts. An outspoken advocate and thoughtful leader, Stevenson challenges the legacy of racial inequality in the United States, asking Americans to reconsider issues of justice and compassion. John Grisham will join Stevenson on stage for discussion of these issues. Tickets available through the link below, or in person at The Paramount Theater box office at 215 E. Main Street, Charlottesville. The ticket price of $17.50 ($6.50 for students) includes The Paramount Historic Preservation Fee. Your purchase will also incur a service charge of $2.50 ($1.50 for students). This is part of the VA Festival of the Book. Learn more and purchase tickets here.

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Saturday, March 19 at 8:00 PM

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SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, March 19 at 8:00 PM

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Virginia Book Festival

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 22nd Annual Festival will be held March 16-20, 2016. Programs range from traditional author readings and book signings to a StoryFest day of children’s authors and storybook characters; from a panel on how to publish a novel to a discussion on running a book club to a workshop on bookbinding. All programs are open to the public; with the exception of a few ticketed events, programs are free of charge. Get a complete schedule and learn more at http://vabook.org/....

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Sunday, March 20 at 7:00 AM

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Celebration Brunch: A Tribute to the African American Literary Tradition

2:The Charlottesville Chapter of The Links Incorporated presents its thirteenth annual Celebration of the African American Literary Tradition, including brunch, musical and spoken word performances by community youth, a tribute to book festival authors, book sales and signing. Tickets are $60 and available in advance only. To purchase tickets, contact: cvillelinks@gmail.com or a member of the Charlottesville Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. Part of the VA Book Festival.

3:Charlottesville, VA - USA

4:Sunday, March 20 at 11:30 AM

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Stinky Cheese and an Egg! Egg! Egg! – with Jon Scieszka and Steven Weinberg

2:The Virginia Festival of the Book, produced by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, presents Stinky Cheese and an Egg! Egg! Egg! - An Afternoon with Jon Scieszka and Steven Weinberg on Sunday, March 20 at 1 pm in the Culbreth Theatre. Popular children’s author Jon Scieszka (Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo) and illustrator Steven Weinberg (You Must Be This Tall) will give a rousing presentation on the wacky worlds created in their popular children’s books for all ages. All tickets are general admission and are $10 for adults and $5 for youth under 18. Learn more.

3:Charlottesville - USA

4:Sunday, March 20 at 1:00 PM

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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 23230 - USA

4:Monday, March 21 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, March 21 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, March 24 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Meet VCU’s Authors: Victor Chen

2:Victor Chen, Assistant Professor of Sociology, will be talking about his new book, Cut Loose: Jobless and Hopeless in an Unfair Economy (University of California Press, 2015). Part of VCU Humanities' Author Series. Free and open to the public. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

4:Thursday, March 24 at 7:00 PM

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Copyright for Creators: Copyright 3.0 - Scholarly Communications

2:In the digital age, everyone is a publisher or a maker or creator. Whether you work in a studio, a classroom or in social media, understanding copyright is a foundational skill. The third and final event in this series, Copyright 3.0 - Scholarly Communications, will cover topics including reuse of images in scholarly publications; publishing and media agreements and protecting author’s rights and open access. Presenter VCU University Counsel Madelyn Wessel is an authoritative voice on the complex intersection of creators’ and copyright-holders’ rights with creative and scholarly expression. She has presented to many university audiences as well as to groups including The Visual Resources Association and the Art Libraries Society of North America.  Wessel is up-to-date on how copyright touches creation, innovation, invention and scholarship and how scholarly and creative work products should be protected. Learn more and register.
 

3:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

4:Friday, March 25 at 12:00 PM

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Poetry Night @ taZa

2:Join River City Poets for a night of inspiring word at this fast-growing Westover Hills coffee shop! With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for nurturing new voices, this is an evening of pure poetry you don't want to miss. Plus, taZa's selection of beer & wines and fresh-made sandwiches & goodies make it easy to while away an evening taking in some new poetry. 

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, March 25 at 7:00 PM

5:1

SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, March 26 at 8:00 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:March's Show: Blogging in 2016

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, March 30 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, March 31 at 6:00 PM

5:1

SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, April 2 at 8:00 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, April 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, April 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, April 7 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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 AM

5:1

SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, April 9 at 8:00 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 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30 PM

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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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VCU Humanities: The Fiction of Best Practices—The Novel and the NGO

2:Professor Hoad (Department of English, University of Texas at Austin) will speak about his current book project, which examines literary and cultural representations of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa. This event is made possible in part by a Quest Global Impact Award. Free and open to the public. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

4:Thursday, April 14 at 4:00 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, April 14 at 6:00 PM

5:1

SLAM Richmond

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

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 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 23230 - USA

4:Monday, April 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 23230 - USA

4:Monday, April 18 at 6:30 PM

5:1

An Evening with David Sedaris

2:Tweaking the familiar until it warps; David Sedaris mines poignant comedy from his peculiar childhood in North Carolina, his bizarre career path, and his move with his lover to France. Including his last releases, the New York Times' Bestselling books, When You Are Engulfed in Flames and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, David Sedaris' wickedly witty observations of the ordinary-bizarre is always sure to deliver insights and laughs. Fountain Books will have his works available for sale at the show. Buy tickets now.

3:Richmond , VA 23219 - USA

4:Monday, April 18 at 7:30 PM

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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, April 21 at 6:00 PM

5:1

Poetry Night @ taZa

2:Join River City Poets for a night of inspiring word at this fast-growing Westover Hills coffee shop! With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for nurturing new voices, this is an evening of pure poetry you don't want to miss. Plus, taZa's selection of beer & wines and fresh-made sandwiches & goodies make it easy to while away an evening taking in some new poetry. 

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, April 22 at 7:00 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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, April 23 at 10:00 AM

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:April's show: Editing for Dramatic Impact: Mastering the Most Important Moments in Your Story

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, April 27 at 6:00 PM

Print+Web 2: Texts, Publishers, Books

2:At this latest installment of the Digital Pragmata series, panelists explore authorship and content in online publishing. How do we represent the best of print in the digital environment? How does digital publishing fit with the traditions and history of publishing? Claire Bourne, associate professor in the VCU Department of English, moderates. A reception will follow the event. The event is free and open to the public, but please register. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed or to register by phone, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to April 26. Learn more.

3:Richmond, VA 23284 - USA

4:Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 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

5:1

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, May 2 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, May 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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 AM

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

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 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 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 23230 - USA

4:Monday, May 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, May 16 at 6:30 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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 AM

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:May's show: TBA

4:Richmond, VA 23220 - USA

5:Wednesday, May 25 at 6:00 PM

Poetry Night @ taZa

2:Join River City Poets for a night of inspiring word at this fast-growing Westover Hills coffee shop! With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for nurturing new voices, this is an evening of pure poetry you don't want to miss. Plus, taZa's selection of beer & wines and fresh-made sandwiches & goodies make it easy to while away an evening taking in some new poetry. 

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, May 27 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, May 30 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, June 2 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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, June 4 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. 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 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, June 8 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, June 13 at 6:30 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 and 3rd Saturday of the month at Panera Bread.

3:Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Saturday, June 18 at 10:00 AM

5:1

Poetry Night @ taZa

2:Join River City Poets for a night of inspiring word at this fast-growing Westover Hills coffee shop! With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for nurturing new voices, this is an evening of pure poetry you don't want to miss. Plus, taZa's selection of beer & wines and fresh-made sandwiches & goodies make it easy to while away an evening taking in some new poetry. 

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, June 24 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, June 27 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: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

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. 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 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, July 13 at 5:30 PM

5:1

Poetry Night @ taZa

2:Join River City Poets for a night of inspiring word at this fast-growing Westover Hills coffee shop! With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for nurturing new voices, this is an evening of pure poetry you don't want to miss. Plus, taZa's selection of beer & wines and fresh-made sandwiches & goodies make it easy to while away an evening taking in some new poetry. 

3: Richmond, VA 23230 - USA

4:Friday, July 22 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: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

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

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 23230 - USA

4:Wednesday, August 10 at 5:30 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

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


Note: James River Writers provides this listing of events for informational purposes only. Please contact the event host to confirm details and for additional information.