Opportunities and Announcements: Week of January 25, 2016

Mud Season Review Issue #16

Issue #16 is live at www.mudseasonreview.com

If you haven’t read it yet, I encourage you to check out Mud Season Review’s Issue #16, which was published just this past week. The issue features art by LiQin Tan, fiction by Rebecca Fishow, poetry by Luisa A. Igloria, and nonfiction by Arthur Plotnik.

Congrats to the MSR staff on yet another stellar issue. And, if you’re not on the staff but think you might like to be, you should know that MSR is looking for fiction readers! Read this invitation from JD Fox, MSR‘s co-editor of fiction, to learn more >

Opportunities

New member informational meeting

We’ll be hosting an informational meeting for new members on Monday, February 1st at 6:30 pm in Burlington. If you’ve been wanting to attend a BWW workshop, but haven’t been sure how to get started, here’s your chance. We’ll talk about how the workshops work, our approach to giving feedback, how to submit a request to have your work reviewed, and the many other opportunities for getting involved in the BWW.  RSVP now >

Other upcoming workshops

Creative nonfiction workshop, Tuesday, February 2nd, 10:30 am in Burlington: There are still spots left in next Tuesday’s creative nonfiction workshop, including an opening for submitting a piece for the workshop. If you’d like the opportunity to have your work reviewed, RSVP now and then submit a schedule request.

New daytime poetry workshop, Monday, February 8th, 10:30 am in Burlington: Join Michelle Watters for a new daytime poetry workshop. RSVP now>  

Craft session: The love story, Saturday, February 13th, 11:00 am in Burlington: Join Peter Biello for a workshop on creating believable romantic relationships on the page. RSVP now >

Upcoming special events

Thursday, February 18th at 5:30 pm: Join the BWW and RETN for StoryCraft: A Way With Words, a conversation about the work, art, and practice of writing with Vermont writers Jensen Beach and Kerrin McCadden.

The event will be held at The Media Factory at RETN/VCAM, located at 208 Flynn Avenue in Burlington. Admission is free, though donations are much appreciated. Register now >

Announcements

Flynn Center Blog

Lauren J. Sanders wrote this recent preview of Black Angels over Tuskegee, which is coming to the Flynn MainStage Friday, January 29th.

Congrats and thanks

Congratulations to Montpelier member Nina Gaby, who has a featured essay on KevinMD, the largest social media site for healthcare.

Thank you to everyone who came out to our space meeting this past Saturday. Our space committee is hard at work scouting locations for our next home. We’ll keep you updated on the results!

Thank you to our recent guest workshop leaders, Jensen BeachPartridge Boswell, and Julia Shipley.

Our hours this week

Stop into our Burlington space (22 Church Street, suite 3-7) during the following times to get some quiet writing or reading time in, or to find out more about the BWW:

Monday: 10 am – 6 pm

Tuesday: 10 am – 6 pm

Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm

Thursday: 10 am – 6 pm

Friday: 10 am – 2 pm

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