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2nd Thursday: 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, No August class, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12. Instructor: Orlando Barone.
Classes scheduled on the 2nd Thursday of every month starting 3/9/2017 and ending 10/12/2017 at 6:00PM
Bring your writings and questions for monthly critiques, sharing & networking. For adult writers of all levels of expertise. Classes: 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/18, 7/16, 8/20, 9/17, 10/115. Instructor: Dr. Anne K. Kaler, Ph.D. Located in the Cultural Center Upper Level.
Classes scheduled on the 3rd Sunday of every month starting 3/19/2017 and ending 10/15/2017 at 1:30PM
Hear firsthand from activist writers what it takes to craft language that sways the social conscience. Classes include guest presenters and writing time. Classes: 3/20, 4/17, 5/15, 6/19, 7/17, 8/21, 9/18, 10/16. Instructor: Susan Wagner
Classes scheduled on the 3rd Monday of every month starting 3/20/2017 and ending 10/16/2017 at 6:00PM
3rd Tuesdays: 3/21, 4/18, 5/16, 6/20, 7/18, No August class, 9/19, 10/17. Instructor: Sandra Cody
Classes scheduled on the 3rd Tuesday of every month starting 3/21/2017 and ending 10/17/2017 at 1:00PM
For fiction writers of all levels. Includes a Yahoo Writing Group. Instructor: Anita Nolan. 4th Saturdays: 3/25, 4/22, No May class, 6/24, 7/22, No August class, 9/23, 10/28.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 3/25/2017 and ending 10/28/2017 at 9:30AM
Learn the basics of and expand the process of journaling, then incorporate ideas you've recorded into more public writing. Classes: 4/4, 4/25, 5/23, 6/27, 7/25, 8/22, 9/26, 10/24. Instructor: Janet Ruth Falon.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 4/4/2017 and ending 10/24/2017 at 1:00PM
Learn from published authors in this annual conference for, by and about writers. Presenters:
Orlando R. Barone - author, poet, and script writer whose op-ed pieces appear regularly in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Jennifer Lin - an award-winning journalist and former reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer whose family memoir will be published in March by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Schedule: 8:30 to 9:00 – Check In; 9:00 to 9:15 – Welcome; 9:15 to 10:45 – Session 1; 10:45 to 11:00 – break; 11:00 to 12:30 – House Tour and Lunch; 12:30 to 2:00 – Session 2; 2:00 to 3:00 – Q&A with Pearl S. Buck Writing Center Staff and Presenters.
$75, includes an abbreviated Writers Tour of the Pearl S. Buck National Historic Landmark Home.
Please bring a bag lunch. Coffee, tea and water will be available.
Saturday, April 08, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Bring bag lunch, wear comfortable clothing. We will have writing exercises and sharing, as well as drawing insight and inspiration from time walking the labyrinth. Workshop Leader: Susan Wagner.
Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Examine poetry forms to understand how and why they are successful. Practice mini-writing exercises and go home with new work and inspiration! Workshop Leader: Susan Wagner.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Questions? Email or call 267-421-6203.

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