Featuring Our New Event Series: Shut Up and Write! Hosted on the first Thursday of every month, "Shut Up and Write!" gives writers the time and space to produce new work surrounded by other writers. Come get work done, share writing prompts and publication opportunities, and share work in breakout rooms if you feel you've had a breakthrough. Register for as many Shut Up and Write! events as you wish between now and May at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shut-up-and-write-tickets-434368657347
Ekphrastic Workshop Join us at the Prama Artspace & Gallery for a free ekphrastic workshop open to both veteran and amateur writers. The goal of this workshop is to learn how to learn how to create new writing based upon studio art and photography. Drawing upon the best artwork hosted by Sean Mabin's gallery in Parma from the 2022 year, writers will be able to select from a variety of artwork to create new pieces in a comfortable, supportive setting. Hosted by Jeremy Jusek, the poet laureate of Parma. Saturday, February 25th, 2-4 PM Prama Artspace & Gallery 5411 Pearl Rd Parma, OH 44129
Poetry of Toxic Positivity The body and mind run on its input fuel. Life loads up our framework with baggage, and work must be done to purposely unload those burdens. Any size package or parcel, ranging from chronic illness to money troubles to stubbed toes, are capable of generating stress. Writing about these grievances can help us adopt new perspectives and process the past in healthy and forward-thinking ways. Wednesday, April 5th, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM The William N. Skirball Writers' Center South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch Library 1876 South Green Road South Euclid, OH 44121
Parma Author Meet, Greet, and Grilling This social event is a celebration of local writing talent, and is open to anyone interested in Parma-area arts. Due to scheduling conflicts, this event had to be postponed. Follow our newsletter to receive updates on when this event will occur. We hope to hold this late spring or early summer in 2023.
Playwriting Workshop Learn scriptwriting techniques and practice time-tested exercises with Jason Half, a veteran Ohio playwright, author, and workshop leader. This free workshop will be held on Zoom. Taught by Jason Half Early 2023