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Upcoming Events › Featured Events
Instructor: Elle Cosimano $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Session I: Wednesday, 10/6/21 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Session II: Wednesday, 10/13/21 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Critically acclaimed, award-winning author Elle Cosimano will take you behind the scenes of publishing, from the finished draft to the bookstore shelf, in this information-packed, two-session course. Topics of discussion will include the following. Session I: From Draft to Contract (90 min) - Finding and landing the right agent - What do…Find out more »
Join us at The Haven (112 W. Market St.) as we celebrate the release of Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s debut book, "My Monticello." A signing will follow. This in-person event will be cosponsored by WriterHouse and New Dominion Bookshop and will be free and open to the public. The doors for the event will open at 6:45 PM. We recommend arriving early for the best seating. Copies of My Monticello will be for sale in the lobby of The Haven before…Find out more »
Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $30 Members | $35 Nonmembers Saturday, Oct. 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Every time we tell a story that includes a point of view beyond our own experience, we are “writing the other.” How do we effectively enter a point of view that doesn’t belong to us? What are some dangers in inhabiting voices that are not our own? Using writing exercises and group discussions in this two-hour session, we’ll explore issues from authenticity to…Find out more »
JMRL and WriterHouse Announce Poetry Contest Winner! The poem, “Carolina Wrens,” by Mary McCue has been selected as this year’s JMRL-WriterHouse Poetry Contest winner. Laura Wallace was named runner-up for the poem “Aphasia." Congratulations to Mary and Laura...
Creative Writing Summer Program for Grades 6-8 Dates of Camp (virtual camp)Monday-Friday, June 28 - July 2, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Monday-Friday, July 5 - July 9, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Grades Rising 6th - Rising 8th: Writing Workshop with Erin James In this...
As part of the #TheWrite2Heal series of events, WriterHouse once again joins with the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to co-sponsor the 2021 Poetry Contest for Adults Calling all poets! April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by entering our Poetry Contest. The...