Care in Publishing: Resilience in the Face of Rejection with Nada Samih-Rotondo

LitArts RI 400 Harris Ave Unit E, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Local authors share strategies for coping with rejection on the road to publication at LitArts RI. The path to publication can be riddled with rejection. Whether you are looking for an agent, submitting to publishers, sending your manuscript out to contests, or receiving a challenging round of editorial feedback, cultivating care is key. On Sat, […]


Befriend Your Inner Critic Workshop with Deborah Sosin

Online Zoom Event

You might be familiar with your Inner Critic—the voice that says you’re not good enough. Or compares yourself to others. Or expects nothing but perfection. Our instinct is to push that voice away. But, paradoxically, we can find more inner peace and free up creative energy by moving toward that voice, with curiosity and compassion. […]


Poetry Round Robin with Kate Kearns

Scarborough Public Library Meeting Room 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough, Maine, United States

Come join the fun as local poets Kate Kearns (Poetry, June 2008), Meghan Sterling, and Katherine Hagopian Berry play “round robin” with poetry. Instead of each of person doing a “set,” they take turns sharing one poem at a time that’s related to the one that came before, so they keep responding and building on […]


Katie Cotugno LA Book Launch for Meet the Benedettos

The Ripped Bodice - Los Angeles 3806 Main St., Culver City, California, United States

The Ripped Bodice is hosting an LA launch event with Katie Cotugno (Fiction, June 2015) on Friday, December 8th at 7pm PST. She will be in conversation about her new novel, Meet the Benedettos, with author Elissa Sussman.  There will be a book signing to follow. This is a ticketed event that includes a copy […]


“Shangri-La” by Nancy Temple – Staged Reading with Theatre One 

Mitchell Memorial Club 29 Elm St, Middleborough, Massachusetts, United States

There will be staged reading of Nancy's full-length play, "Shangri-La," by Theatre One, on December 17 at 2 pm.The play has four characters: a woman with a secret, her drug-addicted son, her lover, who claims to be Lakota Indian, and an old friend who comes to visit. Lots of drama! There will be a talkback […]


Writing for Healing Workshop with Amy Mevorach

Cambridge Center for Adult Education 42 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Sometimes the hardest stories to tell are the ones that most need to be told. This class will focus on creating a safe space and a practice of self-care as you write, in prose or poetry, with the intent to heal and release. Drawing from the psychological insights of Judith Hermann, Natalie Goldberg, and Gabor […]


The 2023-24 Lesley University Thought Leadership Series – Jasmine Warga

The Thought Leadership Series at Lesley University welcomes guest presenters who engage members of our community and the public in conversation and, through that exchange, encourage us all to act as catalysts for a more connected and just world. These presentations are free and open to all. Jasmine Warga (WFYP), a 2013 graduate of Lesley […]


Project Management for Poets and Writers, with Michael Mercurio

The Valley's Literary Arts Studio 221 Pine St., Studio #359, Florence, Massachusetts, United States

Any project can be daunting at the start. Some projects are still daunting in the middle, especially when they have a lot of moving parts — or shifting scenes! So how do you make sure that your writing stays on track towards your goal? Figuring out a project management plan can set you up for […]


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