Your one-stop shop for writing events in the 757 and 804 area, to include poetry, short stories, songwriting, as well as contests, book signings, classes, lectures, and book sales, just to name a few.
"Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition." - Eli Khamarov, The Shadow Zone
Monday, December 2, 2013
Richmond December Happenings!!
Thanks, Joanna, for keeping us informed!!
River City Secrets art6, 6 E. Broad St. Friday December 13, 7pm Shake off
any Friday the 13th fears with a healthy dose of verse! Bundle up & hunker
down to get your word on with us! We'll be lighting up the dark with poetry...
and we hope you'll add yours to the flame! River City Secrets is the place to
be for new poet-voices in Richmond, with talented features sure to inspire and
an open mic awaiting your own awesome wordsmithery. Check us out on Facebook
for details on this month's showcased poet. A suggested donation of $5 supports
the gallery & our ongoing events. Light refreshments served.
Poetry & Jazz Tasting C'est Le Vin, 15 N. 17th St. Thursday December
19, 7pm Our final reading event of 2013!! Join us as we celebrate poetry &
jazz at popular winebar C'est Le Vin! Over the course of the evening, you'll
get a taste of poetry from local wordsmiths of all experience & publication
levels. Guitarist extraordinaire Randy Burton and co. will be on hand as
always, sharing some sets and providing musical improv to any poet who so
desires. The the whole is set off by C'est le Vin's tempting wine selection,
delectable tapas & inspiring art. Don't miss out! (Have a few verses to
throw down yourself? Make sure to get on the list! Look for me early in the
evening or email ahead of time: dottoressa.joanna at hotmail dot com)
Workshop & Critique Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe, 1217 E. Cary St.
6:30-8pm Our small group critique and workshop series continues! Whether you've
got work that needs polishing up or your muse needs a kick in the butt to get
in gear, we've got you covered. As always, these sessions are open to everyone,
completely free and held at the Urban Farmhouse Market and Cafe in Shockoe. Due
to ongoing construction in the area, please allow for extra travel and parking
time. Workshop details at http://bit.ly/tenthmuse. Dates:
December 9-- small group critique
December 16-- workshop: TBA (Joanna &
River City Secrets is graciously supported by the generosity of
CultureWorks' Richmond Arts & Cultural District Micro Grant Program