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May 2017
Free

Crónicas y cuentos: a bilingual creative writing workshop

May 1, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 3, 2017

Boston Pub Egleston Square, 2044 Columbus Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119 United States
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Some of us can’t shake the feeling we should be writing things down. Let’s make stories together. For six weeks we’ll read and write creatively in a bilingual space that welcomes all writers: in English for those who prefer it, español para los que lo prefieren, and Spanglish para todos in between. We’ll read and discuss fiction, essays, and memoir with an emphasis on Latin American and Latino writers. Weekly writing exercises, language games, and paired discussions will offer us…

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GrubStreet’s Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

May 3, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 10, 2017

Boston Public Library, Grove Hall Branch, 41 Geneva Ave
Dorchester, MA 02121 United States
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GrubStreet and the Boston Public Library are pleased to offer "Write Down the Street," free creative writing classes in Boston neighborhoods, beginning in the Egleston Square and Grove Hall branch libraries. Participants have the option of attending low commitment drop-in classes and more focused 6-week courses. "Stories of Your Life" is a new 6-week weekly nonfiction class being offered. Everyone has worthwhile stories to tell, but how do we make those experiences come alive on the page? In this class, we will write each week and…

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GrubStreet Summer 2017 Open House and Showcase

May 16, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grubstreet, 162 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Love to write but don't have anywhere to get feedback on your work? Want to meet fellow writers and work under the guidance of published authors? GrubStreet is here to help! Drop by GrubStreet's Open House on Tuesday, May 16th for drinks, snacks, and the answers to your questions about all things GrubStreet. New grubbies can get to know Grub HQ, hear about upcoming Summer classes, and mingle with fellow students and writers. Grub staff members will be on hand to discuss your writing goals and…

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GrubStreet’s Short Story Incubator Open House & Info Session

May 30, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grubstreet, 162 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Interested in taking your short fiction to the next level? Join GrubStreet on May 30th for an informal Q&A session on their Short Story Incubator program. Instructor RON MACLEAN will be there to answer any questions you have about the Short Story Incubator program. We'll give you all the information you need to know about the application process, what the program entails, the schedule, the philosophy behind our approach, and anything else on your mind.

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June 2017
Free

Write Down the Street / Autores a la Vuelta

June 24, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
BPL – Grove Hall Branch, 41 Geneva Ave
Dorchester, MA 02121 United States
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Want to get into creative writing, but not sure where to begin? Get inspired with a FREE session at your local library. For one hour, you’ll meet fellow writers, and learn to tell your story through fun directed exercises in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. New and practicing writers welcome! This class takes place at the Boston Public Library's Grove Hall branch, 41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester, MA 02121. If you have any difficulty signing up online, please call 617-695-0075. Le llama la atención…

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