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Free Writing: Exercising your Creative Muscle

Writer in Residence Master Class

2020-01-15 19:00:00 2020-01-15 20:30:00 America/New_York Free Writing: Exercising your Creative Muscle For writers in all genres -- fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Wednesday, January 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-01-15 19:00:00 2020-01-15 20:30:00 America/New_York Free Writing: Exercising your Creative Muscle For writers in all genres -- fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Meeting Room 162 (20)

For writers in all genres -- fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

This writing-intensive workshop will focus on learning to write quickly without pause for correction to free up your creativity, while strengthening your ability to develop new ideas for poems, plays and other genres of writing. Writers will have opportunities to share one selected free write, and Dr. Weems will provide feedback as needed for free-writes that are good drafts for future writing projects.

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 MonologuesWritings 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, Nov 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 02 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 03 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 04 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Dec 05 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Dec 06 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, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual
Learn how to create your own digital animation from SCRATCH! Students in 5th-8th grade are invited to join us as we explore, create and share our own stories, games, music and art!

Sun, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
A poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Mon, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.
Registration is now closed