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Third Thursday Writers Circle

pexels-photo-3328881Writers Circle is a forum to give and receive gentle feedback on new writing. Please bring 12 copies (one poem or excerpt of prose, 2000 words max.).

Lit Youngstown, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. at 6:00, Thursday, February 20. Come to the door on the right, under the stone archway, and ring the buzzer.

2019 Annual Report

We published our 2019 Annual Report! Thanks to all–you put the light in Lit Youngstown. There were so many to thank, our hearts are full. We hope we haven’t forgotten anyone, but if we did, please let us know.

Third Thursday Writers Circle

Would you like some gentle feedback on new work you’ve written? Bring 12 copies (one pexels-photo-2112054poem or excerpt of prose, 2000 words max.). to the Third Thursday Writers Circle.

We will meet in our office at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. at 6:00, Thursday, January 16. Come to the door on the right, under the stone archway, and ring the buzzer.

Third Thursday Writers Circle

54409147_1310028749135502_606740580977868800_nWould you like some gentle feedback on new work you’ve written? Bring 12 copies (one poem or excerpt of prose, 2000 words max.). to the Third Thursday Writers Circle.

This month we’ll have a holiday potluck. Bring a food or drink to share, if you care to.

We will meet in our office at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. at 6:00, Thursday, December 19. Come to the door on the right, under the stone archway, and ring the buzzer.

Lit Youngstown Turns 5!!!!!

Five years! It’s gone by in a flash. Let’s take a moment to celebrate all we’ve done together. And then let’s have a party!

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Jeffrey Murphy, Laura Grace Weldon, Jeanne Bryner & David Lee Garrison at the dedication of the Words Made Visible poetry-in-sidewalk squares

Since January of 2015 we have hosted nearly 400 writers, celebrating local talent and  visiting writers who have won prestigious awards. Local writers from age 6 to their 80s have shared poems and stories at open mics. (Photos: Mary Biddinger & Mary Quade, Lena Carson, Yahia Tahat, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Jimmy Sutman, Marjorie Maddox) Continue reading

O Autumn Fruitfulness!

September and October are filling up so richly, we’re going to dedicate a square to all that’s going on, between the NEA Big Read (centered around Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea), the Fall Literary Festival, a reading by poet and native Youngstowner Ross Gay, and our usual Lit Yo activities.NEA Big Read

We’ll add to this calendar as pieces come together. All events are free and open to the public with no reservation required, unless otherwise indicated.

This is a partial list of Big Read activities; please visit the calendar of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County for the whole beautiful thing! Continue reading

Third Thursday Writers Circle

pexels-photo-745365Would you like some gentle feedback on new work you’ve written? Bring 10 copies (one poem or story excerpt, 5 pages max.) to the Third Thursday Writers Circle.

We will meet in our office at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. at 6:00, Thursday, June 20. Come to the door on the right, under the stone archway, and ring the buzzer.

 

Third Thursday Writers Circle May 16

pexels-photo-1198325Would you like some gentle feedback on new work you’ve written? Bring 10 copies (one poem or short story excerpt, 5 pages max.) to the Third Thursday Writers Circle.

We will meet in our office at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. at 6:00, Thursday, May 16. Come to the door on the right, under the stone archway, and ring the buzzer.

Third Thursday Writers Circle April 18

pexels-photo-1413906Would you like some gentle feedback on new work you’ve written? Bring 10 copies (one poem or short story excerpt, 5 pages max.) to the Third Thursday Writers Circle.

We will meet in our office at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. at 6:00, Thursday, April 18. Come to the door on the right, under the stone archway, and ring the buzzer.