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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

An Awesome Collaboration




Take some teen-age authors, mix them with an instructor, guide and confident, put them in a library that  thinks teens  have promise  and you get Aspiring Authors’ Workshop.  This program of the Chatham Community Library, started in January 2011, offers young people, ages 12-18, the opportunity to learn and practice the art of writing.  

Under the tutelage of Christie Kinsey, Children’s and Youth Services Librarian, the group has published their first of what hopefully will be annual anthologies.  This first one, titled “AAWesome, A collaboration of young authors “is available on Amazon, with all proceeds reverting to the program.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Writers' Morning Out


Pittsboro Writers’ Morning Out will meet Saturday,
July 14, 11:00 AM at Davenport & Winkleperry,
18A East Salisbury Street in Pittsboro.

Bring a short poem to read.

All writers, any genre are invited.

See the North Carolina Writers’ Network website for information
about contests and submission opportunities:  www.ncwriters.org

Writers’ Morning Out is sponsored by the North Carolina Writers’ Network.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Poetry at Joyful Jewel


Dear Joyful Writers,

Just wanted to give you a heads up that we are planning a 2-day Joyful Jewel 2nd Anniversary Celebration September 15 & 16.  We've invited musicians to pick times during the weekend to play a few songs, and I'm wondering if some of you would like to read your poetry in between musical acts.  If this appeals to you, just let me know and about what time you'd like to come.  We would so love to have you come celebrate with us -- whether you read or not!

Peace, Mariah

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          “local art fresh from the heart ”
     44-A Hillsboro St. in downtown Pittsboro
        P O Box 1483, Pittsboro, NC 27312
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