May 30 - All libraries will be closed for Memorial Day.
Winter break writing workshops!
Hone your writing skills over winter break at the Belmar Library. The author of the Croak series, Gina Damico, and many other published authors will lead writing workshops that may include writing prompts, manuscript editing, poetry writing and performance, and more. Join us on the final day to read your creations aloud and ask the participating authors all of your writing quandries.
Thursday, Jan. 2
Learn to express your own voice with Minor Disturbance slam poets.
1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Poetry in English
Poetry in Spanish
Poetry in Yuroba
Friday, Jan. 3
Beyond the Summit author Linda LeBlanc
Regis University Professor and author of The Ruins and other short stories David Hicks
Saturday, Jan. 4
Kissing Shakespeare author Pamela Mingle
Former teacher and Lucy Dakota series author C.S. Shride
Sunday, Jan. 5
Edit your manuscripts and discuss the publishing process with Julie Ann Peters, author of By the Time you Read This I Will be Dead, Rage: A Love Story, and Luna. Limited to 10 registered participants; Must submit a writing piece prior to the event.
Croak series author Gina Damico leads an interactive workshop on fiction writing.
Monday, Jan. 6
Poetry Slam and literary readings! Perform alongside established slam poets. Email Chandra.Jones@jeffcolibrary.org to register or sign-up in person at any previous author event.
Gina Damico, David Hicks, Linda LeBlanc, Pamela Mingle, and C.S. Shride will answer your questions about the writing and publishing process during this panel discussion.