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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers First Session: Saturday, 2/12/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Second Session: Saturday, 2/26/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm This two-seminar series will help writers identify effective techniques used to enhance stories told visually in film and television and translate them for use in our writing. Effective visual storytelling is immersive: the viewer feels like they are there in the world created by the makers. We aim to do the same…Find out more »
Instructor: Laura Kolbe $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers First Session: Sunday, 2/20/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Second Session: Sunday, 2/27/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm The human body is perhaps the most abundant source of metaphor and wonderment in poetry. How can we harness this abundance and variety of possibility that the human body offers to our imaginations, taking what's most powerful about traditional ways of "writing the body" (love poems, spiritual writings, science writing, etc.) for…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...