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Homegrown Authors 9:00 am
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
While you are out enjoying the Saturday Lexington Farmers’ Market at the 5/3 Pavilion, stop by the Homegrown Authors table to meet Kentucky writers and buy books for you and your friends! Collaborative partners include … Continue reading "Homegrown Authors"
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Louisville SCBWI Midsouth Chit Chatters Schmooze 6:00 pm
Louisville SCBWI Midsouth Chit Chatters Schmooze @ Barnes & Noble, Café
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Anyone interested in writing for children is welcome to join us. No RSVP required. The first hour will be for socializing, the second hour for critiquing. Illustrators are always welcome.
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Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
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Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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Thursday Morning Prose Group 10:00 am
Thursday Morning Prose Group @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
With Julie Farkas. We are a critique group for works-in-progress. All genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and memoir, are welcome. This is an ongoing writing group that meets year-round; join at any time. [ALL LEVELS]
Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Discussion @ Carnegie Center
Jul 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An informal discussion group focusing on the literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list.
Writing Retreat 5:30 pm
Writing Retreat @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
With Margaret Price. We will explore the essential elements and joy of writing a screenplay for film production. Concentrating on the craft and art of good story-telling through a well-written screenplay, this class will focus … Continue reading "Writing Retreat"
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
Women Who Write 6:30 pm
Women Who Write @ Highlands Branch of the Jefferson County Public Library
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our goal is to encourage, support, and educate all women who aspire to write. Our group is diverse and dynamic. Whether you’re just starting out, a newly published writer, or in the middle of your … Continue reading "Women Who Write"
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FREE Writing Practice 12:00 pm
FREE Writing Practice @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
With Melissa Bell-Pitts. This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We will write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner … Continue reading "FREE Writing Practice"
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Homegrown Authors 9:00 am
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
While you are out enjoying the Saturday Lexington Farmers’ Market at the 5/3 Pavilion, stop by the Homegrown Authors table to meet Kentucky writers and buy books for you and your friends! Collaborative partners include … Continue reading "Homegrown Authors"
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Writing Kids’ Books 12:00 pm
Writing Kids’ Books @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
With Marcia Thornton Jones. Find focus, gain confidence, and learn about writing for kids through discussion, peer-sharing, and writing exercises. Come with a work-in-progress – or at least an idea for one. [ALL LEVELS] Class is … Continue reading "Writing Kids’ Books"
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing Group 5:30 pm
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing Group @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
With Jason Sizemore. Join a lively, diverse group of genre writers looking to improve and expand their abilities in the form of short fiction. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get … Continue reading "Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing Group"
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The New Family Memoir 10:30 am
The New Family Memoir @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
With Julie Farkas. Has the inclusion of DNA data into your genealogy search toppled the family tree? Does the volume of documents available online confound your attempts to create a family history? Join us to … Continue reading "The New Family Memoir"
Memory Keepers Writing Group 2:30 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group @ Scott County Public Library
Jul 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Focused on writing memoirs or family history, this time is dedicated to writing, sharing and learning together.
Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
U.S. Latino Book Club 5:30 pm
U.S. Latino Book Club @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
U.S. Latino Book Club @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
With LucÍa Montás. This book club offers an overview of contemporary Latino/a literature. Emphasis will be on similarities and differences in the experiences in the United States among different Latino/a groups. Topics to be discussed … Continue reading "U.S. Latino Book Club"
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Reconnecting to the Creative Spirit 5:30 pm
Reconnecting to the Creative Spirit @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
With Susan Brown. This workshop is about connecting to the creative energy that enlivens all we do. We’ll explore where inspiration comes from and experiment with practices to encourage the creative impulse in its myriad … Continue reading "Reconnecting to the Creative Spirit"
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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Thursday Morning Prose Group 10:00 am
Thursday Morning Prose Group @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
With Julie Farkas. We are a critique group for works-in-progress. All genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and memoir, are welcome. This is an ongoing writing group that meets year-round; join at any time. [ALL LEVELS]
Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Discussion @ Carnegie Center
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An informal discussion group focusing on the literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
Flash Fiction Teen Night 9:00 pm
Flash Fiction Teen Night @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 14 @ 12:00 am
With Marie Mitchell & Mason Smith. For Grades 9-12. Teens: you’re invited to take over the Carnegie Center for an evening! If you like to write but don’t feel you have a 500-page novel in … Continue reading "Flash Fiction Teen Night"
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FREE Writing Practice 12:00 pm
FREE Writing Practice @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
With Melissa Bell-Pitts. This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We will write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner … Continue reading "FREE Writing Practice"
Flash Fiction Contest Deadline 5:00 pm
Flash Fiction Contest Deadline @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm
Writers have been producing very short fiction for hundreds of years. From Aesop to Hemingway, they’ve written stories with a protagonist, plot, and resolution – all in 500 words or fewer. Now it’s your chance … Continue reading "Flash Fiction Contest Deadline"
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Homegrown Authors 9:00 am
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
While you are out enjoying the Saturday Lexington Farmers’ Market at the 5/3 Pavilion, stop by the Homegrown Authors table to meet Kentucky writers and buy books for you and your friends! Collaborative partners include … Continue reading "Homegrown Authors"
How to Edit & Proofread Your Own Work 10:30 am
How to Edit & Proofread Your Own Work @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
How to Edit & Proofread Your Own Work @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
With Stephanie Mojica. We will discuss ways to actually read your own work to find errors and create your own writer’s style guide. The class will go over common errors even seasoned writers make, and … Continue reading "How to Edit & Proofread Your Own Work"
Kentuckians On & Off Broadway 10:30 am
Kentuckians On & Off Broadway @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Kentucky’s best playwrights are also some of America’s best. Come discuss with us plays by George C. Wolfe (Spunk), Marsha Norman (Getting Out) and John Patrick (The Curious Savage). Wolfe recently directed The Immortal Life … Continue reading "Kentuckians On & Off Broadway"
Berea Writers Circle 1:30 pm
Berea Writers Circle @ Berea Branch of the Madison County Public Library
Jul 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Berea Writers Circle meets on the third Saturday of the month. Each meeting features a program to foster good writing. The BWC welcomes writers of genres, published and unpublished. We also coordinate critique groups that meet … Continue reading "Berea Writers Circle"
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Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
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Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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Thursday Morning Prose Group 10:00 am
Thursday Morning Prose Group @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
With Julie Farkas. We are a critique group for works-in-progress. All genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and memoir, are welcome. This is an ongoing writing group that meets year-round; join at any time. [ALL LEVELS]
Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Discussion @ Carnegie Center
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An informal discussion group focusing on the literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
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FREE Writing Practice 12:00 pm
FREE Writing Practice @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
With Melissa Bell-Pitts. This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We will write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner … Continue reading "FREE Writing Practice"
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Homegrown Authors 9:00 am
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
While you are out enjoying the Saturday Lexington Farmers’ Market at the 5/3 Pavilion, stop by the Homegrown Authors table to meet Kentucky writers and buy books for you and your friends! Collaborative partners include … Continue reading "Homegrown Authors"
Novel-Tea featuring Alison Atlee 11:00 am
Novel-Tea featuring Alison Atlee @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Novel-Tea featuring Alison Atlee @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
Join the Elevenses Tea Party (or Elevensies for Tolkein fans) as we sip tea from china cups, munch on finger sandwiches and scones, and dress in our summer best (including hats, guys and gals). Kentucky … Continue reading "Novel-Tea featuring Alison Atlee"
Young Writers’ Workshop 2:00 pm
Young Writers’ Workshop @ Hopkins Co. Library in Mall
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Experienced writing workshop leader offers monthly option to teens 14 and over, as well as adult writers for young adults to come to a free writers’ workshop held monthly for prompts, immediate writing and critiques.
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Memory Keepers Writing Group 2:30 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group @ Scott County Public Library
Jul 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Focused on writing memoirs or family history, this time is dedicated to writing, sharing and learning together.
Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
Dada Poetry Slam 8:00 pm
Dada Poetry Slam @ Al's Bar
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dada Poetry Slam @ Al's Bar | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
Call for Submissions: We welcome original, provocative, and acerbic works that capture the spirit of Dada and apply its guiding principles to the most pressing concerns of our contemporary moment. Consideration will also be given … Continue reading "Dada Poetry Slam"
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Monthly Book Discussion 5:30 pm
Monthly Book Discussion @ The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for discussion of contemporary and classic novels as well as nonfiction, plays, and poetry chosen by the group.
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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Thursday Morning Prose Group 10:00 am
Thursday Morning Prose Group @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
With Julie Farkas. We are a critique group for works-in-progress. All genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and memoir, are welcome. This is an ongoing writing group that meets year-round; join at any time. [ALL LEVELS]
Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Discussion @ Carnegie Center
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An informal discussion group focusing on the literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
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FREE Writing Practice 12:00 pm
FREE Writing Practice @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
With Melissa Bell-Pitts. This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We will write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner … Continue reading "FREE Writing Practice"
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Homegrown Authors 9:00 am
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Homegrown Authors @ Farmers Market at Fifth Third Pavilion | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
While you are out enjoying the Saturday Lexington Farmers’ Market at the 5/3 Pavilion, stop by the Homegrown Authors table to meet Kentucky writers and buy books for you and your friends! Collaborative partners include … Continue reading "Homegrown Authors"
Kentuckians On & Off Broadway 10:30 am
Kentuckians On & Off Broadway @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Jul 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Kentucky’s best playwrights are also some of America’s best. Come discuss with us plays by George C. Wolfe (Spunk), Marsha Norman (Getting Out) and John Patrick (The Curious Savage). Wolfe recently directed The Immortal Life … Continue reading "Kentuckians On & Off Broadway"
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Adriana Trigiani Book Signing 3:00 pm
Adriana Trigiani Book Signing @ BookNotes
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
International bestselling author Adriana Trigiani will be at BookNotes from 3-6 pm to sign her latest novel, Kiss Carlo, as well as others, including Big Stone Gap. This will be her only stop in Kentucky … Continue reading "Adriana Trigiani Book Signing"
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