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Meet Mary Weems, 2019-2020 Writer in Residence

At the William N. Skirball Writers' Center

2019-09-15 14:00:00 2019-09-15 15:00:00 America/New_York Meet Mary Weems, 2019-2020 Writer in Residence Join us for a reading and refreshments to welcome the new Writer in Residence. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Sunday, September 15
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-15 14:00:00 2019-09-15 15:00:00 America/New_York Meet Mary Weems, 2019-2020 Writer in Residence Join us for a reading and refreshments to welcome the new Writer in Residence. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Meeting Room 162 (20)

Join us for a reading and refreshments to welcome the new Writer in Residence.

Cuyahoga County Public Library's new Writer in Residence Dr. Mary E. Weems will read selections from her work. After the reading, enjoy light refreshments and conversation as well as a book signing.

Past Writers in Residence also will attend the celebration: Dave Lucas (Weather), the current Ohio Poet Laureate, novelist Claire McMillan (The Necklace), and creative nonfiction writer David Giffels (Furnishing Eternity). Books by all of the Writers in Residence will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry. 

About the new Writer in Residence

Writer in Residence Dr. Mary E. Weems is a poet, playwright, author, performer, imagination-intellect theorist and social/cultural foundations scholar. She is the author of 13 books, including Blackeyed: Plays and Monologues; Writings of Healing and Resistance: Empathy and the Imagination-Intellect; and Public Education and the Imagination-Intellect: I Speak From the Wound in My Mouth. Her five chapbooks include white, and she has written numerous poems, articles and book chapters.

Dr. Weems received a 2015 Cleveland Arts Prize for her full-length drama MEAT, and her play Another Way to Dance won Cleveland Public Theatre’s Chilcote Award. Both of her books of poems – For(e)closure and An Unmistakable Shade of Red and the Obama Chronicles – were finalists for Ohioana Book Awards. She has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

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South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

seumgr@cuyahogalibrary.org
Phone: 216-382-4880
Fax: 216-382-4584
Branch manager
Brijin Boddy

Hours
Mon, Sep 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 02 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Oct 03 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Oct 04 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Passport processing and photo services are available at this location 7 days a week, no appointment necessary.

Upcoming events

Wed, Oct 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.

Sun, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
A new poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Mon, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.