Sunday Salon
Oct
19
2:00 pm14:00

Sunday Salon

  • The Writers Place

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay.

Coal City Review Readers
Oct
21
7:00 pm19:00

Coal City Review Readers

  • Johnson County Library

The Writers Place presents the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at The Johnson County Library. This month's featured guest are the Coal City Review readers.

Workshop: Story Workshop® (Part 3 of 4)
Oct
23
6:00 pm18:00

Workshop: Story Workshop® (Part 3 of 4)

  • The Writers Place

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

Story Workshop® (Part 4 of 4)
Oct
30
6:00 pm18:00

Story Workshop® (Part 4 of 4)

  • The Writers Place

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

NaNoWriMo Sleepover
Oct
31
Nov 1

NaNoWriMo Sleepover

  • The Writers Place

Kick off National Novel Writing Month in an all-nighter at The Writers Place. Let Clara, our resident ghost, be your NaNoWriMo muse!

NaNoWriMo Write-in
Nov
2
6:00 pm18:00

NaNoWriMo Write-in

  • The Writers Place

Write your 50,000-word novel in one month in the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) project.

Celebrando Día de los Muertos / Celebrating Day of the Dead
Nov
7
7:00 pm19:00

Celebrando Día de los Muertos / Celebrating Day of the Dead

  • The Writers Place

Celebrate Day of the Dead with special readings, music, art and dance. This year's event features the Azteca Dancers, singer Carolina Fernandez (accompanied by Jim Sneegas), a display by World’s Window, an altar by Xanath Caraza, and a reading featuring Cacayo Ballesteros and Gloria Martinez Adams.

NaNoWriMo Write-in
Nov
9
6:00 pm18:00

NaNoWriMo Write-in

  • The Writers Place

Write your 50,000-word novel in one month in the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) project.

Sunday Salon
Nov
16
2:00 pm14:00

Sunday Salon

  • The Writers Place

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay.

NaNoWriMo Write-in
Nov
16
6:00 pm18:00

NaNoWriMo Write-in

  • The Writers Place

Write your 50,000-word novel in one month in the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) project.

NaNoWriMo Write-in
Nov
23
6:00 pm18:00

NaNoWriMo Write-in

  • The Writers Place

Write your 50,000-word novel in one month in the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) project.

NaNoWriMo Write-in
Nov
30
6:00 pm18:00

NaNoWriMo Write-in

  • The Writers Place

Write your 50,000-word novel in one month in the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) project.

NaNoWriMo Celebration
Dec
7
6:00 pm18:00

NaNoWriMo Celebration

  • The Writers Place

Write your 50,000-word novel in one month in the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) project.

Blue Monday at The Uptown Arts Bar
Dec
8
8:00 pm20:00

Blue Monday at The Uptown Arts Bar

  • Uptown Arts Bar

The Writers Place sponsors this monthly poetry reading at the Uptown Arts Bar, featuring the winner of this month's Blue Room Jazz Poetry Jam Slam. 

Sunday Salon
Dec
21
2:00 pm14:00

Sunday Salon

  • The Writers Place

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay.


Workshop: Story Workshop® (Part 2 of 4)
Oct
16
6:00 pm18:00

Workshop: Story Workshop® (Part 2 of 4)

  • The Writers Place

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry
Oct
15
4:00 pm16:00

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry

  • The Writers Place

Natasha Ria El-Scari and Priest Hughes lead these weekly sessions for teens grades 7 - 12. Free, but registration required. Email info@writersplace.org to learn more.

Story Workshop® (Part 1 of 4)
Oct
9
6:00 pm18:00

Story Workshop® (Part 1 of 4)

  • The Writers Place

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry
Oct
8
4:00 pm16:00

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry

  • The Writers Place

Natasha Ria El-Scari and Priest Hughes lead these weekly sessions for teens grades 7 - 12. Free, but registration required. Email info@writersplace.org to learn more.

Reading between the Vines
Oct
2
5:30 pm17:30

Reading between the Vines

Join friends and supporters in a private home in the Ward Parkway area for our book and wine tasting fundraiser. In between the wines, our "book tasters" will recommend favorite books. 

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry
Oct
1
4:00 pm16:00

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry

  • The Writers Place

Natasha Ria El-Scari and Priest Hughes lead these weekly sessions for teens in grades 7 - 12. Free, but registration required. Email info@writersplace.org to learn more.

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry
Sep
24
4:00 pm16:00

After-school Program: Write On! Poetry

  • The Writers Place

Natasha Ria El-Scari and Priest Hughes lead these weekly sessions for teens in grades 7 - 12. Free, but registration required. Email info@writersplace.org to learn more.

Sunday Salon
Sep
21
2:00 pm14:00

Sunday Salon

  • The Writers Place

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay. This month's theme: Goethe's Faust.

Dennis Etzel, Leah Sewell & Phong Nguyen
Sep
19
7:00 pm19:00

Dennis Etzel, Leah Sewell & Phong Nguyen

  • The Writers Place

The Writers Place Reading Series presents poets Dennis Etzel, Leah Sewell, and writer Phong Nguyen reading from their work. This event will also include a book signing and reception.