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The Story at Hand: Fiction Workshop with John Smolens

by (Write616)

Submitted 09-08-2016 under

Join a fiction workshop led by John Smolens, where we will "examine the craft and techniques employed in fiction, our working habits, and our tastes in literature."  Limited to 12 participants, the fee is $50 ($40 for members).  ...

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Narrative Map Workshop: Writing about Place in the Midwest

by (Write616)

Submitted 09-08-2016 under

Sunday, Oct 2, 3-5pm; limited to 12; $50Place is undoubtedly one of the most powerful elements in both fiction and nonfiction. John Counts, editor of the Great Lake Review’s Narrative Map project, leads a workshop about place...

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Writers Under 30: Imagination Station

by (Write616)

Submitted 09-08-2016 under

The Writers Under Thirty Collective, in collaboration with Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters  and Bombadil Books, is pleased to share our first Writers Under Thirty Workshop:  Imagination Station. The Imagination Station session offers a...

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Grand Rapids Zine Fest to showcase work of 60 local self-publishers

by (daniellealexander)

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

Get ready, writers, artists, self-publishers, and those that love all things handmade…the 4th Annual Grand Rapids Zine Fest (GRZF) is taking place this weekend, and the event is shaping up to be the biggest and best one yet. For those that...

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Creative Youth Center kicks off annual campaign with 'meet and greet'

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) invites writers, creatives and the curious of all kinds to stop in for a meet and greet at The Meanwhile Bar back patio on Wednesday, July 6 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The CYC will share highlights from last...

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Catalyst Radio: Modern religious storytelling and the Festival of Faith & Writing

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

We met Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing at Calvin College. 2,000 writers and readers of any or no faith will attend the festival April 14-16 at Calvin College campus to learn and discuss ethics, liberation, world...

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Writing the Very Short Story: A Workshop for Young Writers

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-09-2016 under

In anticipation of the Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts Fiction Contest, we are offering a FREE writing workshop for writers eligible to submit in the Youth Categories of the contest (ages 8 - 17 years old).   The workshop, led by Phillip...

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Sonnet Contest with GLCL and KBAC

by (Write616)

Submitted 01-13-2016 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL), in cooperation with the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC), is thrilled to announce our 2016 GLCL Sonnet Contest with final judge Keith Taylor. The winning sonnet will be celebrated with a uniquely designed...

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Five Rivers: Life-Writing Made Easy workshop

by (Write616)

Submitted 10-14-2015 under

   Want to explore the past but don’t want to feel overwhelmed? Join a memoir-writing workshop on Wednesday, November 18, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, led by award-winning author and memoirist Anne-Marie Oomen.   Using the five...

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Creative Youth Center begins fall programs

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under NEWS

Where do tales of world travel meet neighborhood lore? Where do curious kids intersect the jottings of an elusive poet-wanderer? And where do seemingly ordinary students reveal their true identities as talented, published authors? The Creative Youth...

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