Saturday, March 22, 2008

April Events

Back in 1922 in his poem The Waste Land T.S. Eliot wrote that
"April is the curellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain."
It seems that an abrupt emergence of life can be jarring after a long dead dry period. The GWG remains steady in our pursuit to write, read, and engage all in literary arts. We spring into action this April with two lively events:

M o n t h l y M e e t i n g
At our Open Reading on Friday the 18th we are delighted to welcome Audra Barrett, a Literary agent, as guest presenter. “Find out what books are selling and determine marketplace voices you can fill,” is just one of Ms. Barrett’s career tips. Ms. Barrett is a Prince George County resident who believes in supporting writers in the publishing industry. She has much information and insight to share. Check out her website at Invite fellow writers. Download the flyer (PDF 319KB). Contact Laura Brown if you have questions. Details follow:
Date: 04/18/2008
Time: 7:30—9:30 pm
Location: Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20770

National Poetry Month Reading @ Greenbelt Public Library
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the poets of the Greenbelt Writers Group as they share their original works and those of their favorite poets. Bring a poem to share with us. Download the flyer (PDF 225KB). Contact Laura Brown if you have questions.
Date: 04/19/2008
Time: 2:00 - 4:30 pm
Location: Greenbelt Public Library, 11 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Premiere Post

JANUARY 18, 2008

January, month of new beginnings. The group is seven. We gather about a round table.

This evenings art is poetry, a short story, and non-fiction.
We hear a poem inspired by tragic news. We listen to a poem about reading aloud. We hear a short story involving a man from a long time ago. We learn about multi-media, podcasts and issues confronting school media specialists. We read to each other and we discuss.

As it must be the time for art transitions into the time for business.
Tonight's business is influenced by the art about communication. How can you hear us? How can we reach you? How can you read us? How can we engage you? How about a blog?

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