Opportunities and Announcements: Week of March 7, 2016

Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities

Join us Tuesday evenings in April for our Spring 2016 Literature Reading Series

The winner of our recent vote to choose the novella for our Spring 2016 Literature Reading Series is Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities. Thank you to everyone who voted. Join our dedicated, and growing, group of readers on Tuesday evenings (6:30 pm) in April to read and discuss this fine work. RSVP for the first session now >


Call for volunteers

On Saturday, March 26th, we’ll be moving across downtown Burlington from our current location (22 Church Street) to our new workshop space at 110 Main Street. It’s not far, but we’d love your help getting there! Many hands make light work, so if you can spare an hour or two to help us move, we’d greatly appreciate it. If you’d like to volunteer, please contact us. And thank you to everyone who has already offered their help!

Upcoming workshops

Daytime Poetry Workshop: Monday, March 14th, 10:30 am in Burlington. RSVP now >

The Monday Workshop: Monday, March 14th, 6:30 pm in Burlington. RSVP now >

Creative Nonfiction Workshop: Tuesday, March 15th, 10:30 am in Burlington. RSVP now >

The Wednesday Workshop: Wednesday, March 16th, 6:30 pm in Burlington. RSVP now >

The Friday Morning Workshop: Friday, March 18th, 10:30 am in Burlington. RSVP now >

Upcoming special events

The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2016 launch party: Friday, April 29, 2016 6-9 pm at Burlington City Arts

Join us at the BCA for free food and cash bar, live music and author readings, and lots of good literary company. RSVP now >

Mud Season Review print launch party: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Hotel Vermont

Save the date for a celebration of Mud Season Review‘s 2nd annual print issue. Additional details forthcoming!


Flynn Center blog

The following Burlington Writers Workshop members recently published reviews on the Flynn Center blog:

Anne Averyt wrote this preview of The Cat in the Hat, featured on the Flynn Center MainStage today. Anne also wrote this review of the National Touring Company’s recent performance of Mamma Mia at the Flynn.

Josh McDonald wrote this review of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 14 in C# minor, Op. 131, performed at FlynnSpace by the Ying Quartet, hosted by violinist Soovin Kim.

Congrats and thanks

Thanks to Patrick Brownson, our Literature Reading Series workshop leader, for the coordination of the Spring 2016 Literature Reading Series poll. It’s going to be another great season of reading for this growing group!

Congratulations and welcome to two new Mud Season Review readers: Lyz Perry, who will be reading for poetry, and Joanna Johnson, who will be reading for fiction.

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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