Writing Center

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In keeping with the literary legacy of Pearl S. Buck, the Pearl S. Buck Writing Center*, organized and run by the Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association, offers writing classes and book discussion groups.

Writing Classes and Workshops
Fee and Registration Required

Writers Guild 2018
March 18 through October 21, 2018
Third Sunday of every month at 1:00 PM

Editor, Anne K. Kaler, Ph.D., leads this monthly group which offers critiques, sharing, and networking for adult writers at all levels.

To learn more, contact Cindy Louden at 267-421-6203 or clouden@pearlsbuck.org

Memoir Writing
March 6 through October 2, 2018
First Tuesday of every month at 1:00 PM

Linda C. Wisniewski teaches this class on memoir writing which covers topics such as the key elements of memoir writing, writing about real people as characters, finding a theme, building a story through scenes, sensory details, dialogue, and more.

To learn more, contact Cindy Louden at 267-421-6203 or clouden@pearlsbuck.org

Book Discussion Groups
Complimentary

Pearl S. Buck Book Discussion Group
March 13 through October 9, 2018
Third Monday of every month from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Cindy Louden leads participants in a discussion of a different Pearl S. Buck book at each session. The 2018 schedule is as follows:

March 19 – The Living Reed
April 16 – The Mother
May 21 – The Time is Noon
June 18 – A Bridge for Passing
July 16 – The Angry Wife
August 20 – What America Means to Me
September 17 – The Child Who Never Grew
October 15 – Pearl’s Oriental Cookbook.

Short Stories Book Discussion Group
March 13 through October 9, 2018
Second Tuesday of every month from 10 to 11:30 AM

Carol Breslin, PhD, a Pearl S. Buck scholar and Professor Emerita from Gwynned Mercy University, leads the group in discussions of short stories by Pearl S. Buck.

To learn more, contact Cindy Louden at 267-421-6203 or clouden@pearlsbuck.org.

*The group maintains their own blog on writing and writers at psbwritingcenter.org.