Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Jan
15
to Jan 20

Palm Beach Poetry Festival

  • Crest Theatre at Old School Square (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the writing, reading, performance, and appreciation of poetry – by presenting an annual festival and other poetry events in Palm Beach County – featuring America’s finest poets.

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Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud, LIVE at the Miami Book Fair
Nov
17
7:30 PM19:30

Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud, LIVE at the Miami Book Fair

  • Miami Dade College - Wolfson Campus Auditorium (Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Lip Service presents the smartest, hottest, and most honest storytelling event in South Florida. Lip Service combines theater and literature into an evening of true and personal stories. Lip Service stories are hilarious, heartbreaking, poignant, embarrassing, inspiring, and all true! You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll cringe. Tonight's special guests include spoken-word sensation The Asia Project, and star of Snap Judgment, James Judd. After the show, join the storytellers and fellow listeners on The Porch for the official Lip Service after party with Speakfridays! Note: Lip Service shows contain adult language and content.

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Winter Tangerine's Winter Workshops Final Reading
Nov
9
4:00 PM16:00

Winter Tangerine's Winter Workshops Final Reading

The first cohort of Winter Tangerine's winter workshop students will begin writing at Poets House in NYC early next week -- we're so excited to invite you all to come hear them read from their work on Thursday, the 9th! 

No cover + free cake, wine, and guacamole. Come on out & listen to poetry and prose from a group of fantastic writers.

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Lambda Literary Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices
Aug
5
to Aug 12

Lambda Literary Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices

  • Otis College of Art and Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE donation to help cover Jubi's travel costs!

I'm so excited about the 2017 Lambda Literary Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices! Lambda Literary established the Writers Retreat back in 2007. It's the first workshop of its kind ever offered specifically to LGBTQ writers: a one-week intensive immersion in fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and poetry (the track I'll be part of). Lambda Literary says that "the Retreat is an unparalleled opportunity to be mentored by the very best writers in our community," (like me! I hope) "to develop one’s craft, make connections with publishing industry professionals and build a strong community of peers."  

I need your help, though.  It'll cost me about $1,800 to attend - in workshop fees, room, and board.  I can cover about $700 of that - can you help with the rest? If you use the link provided to donate to my expenses, your donation will count as a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATION TO LAMBDA LITERARY. How cool is that???  

July's my birthday month - consider it the only gift I'll ever ask you for. (Anyone who donates $50 or more will get a full-name acknowledgement in my first published collection of poems. Promise.) Just click on the link below:

https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/WritersRetreat/JubiArriolaHeadley

 

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VONA/Voices Poetry Workshop with Willie Perdomo
Jun
25
to Jul 1

VONA/Voices Poetry Workshop with Willie Perdomo

  • University of Pennsylvania (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA) was founded by Elmaz AbinaderJunot Díaz, Victor Díaz and Diem Jones in 1999. Each envisioned an arts organization that could change the landscape for writers of color by supporting individual writer growth, creating a platform for community engagement and providing a workshop and mentor focus to expand writing opportunities. Over 2,000 writers from around the globe have participated in VONA.

VONA now makes its home at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and offers workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, essay writing, speculative fiction, genre writing, political content in poetry-fiction-prose, LGBTQ narrative, travel writing, playwriting and residencies in prose & poetry. VONA also hosts a free faculty reading, supports alumni events in cities across the country, provides an online forum for literary opportunities and launches community writing programs and events.

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Lip Service 35: True Stories Out Loud!
May
20
7:30 PM19:30

Lip Service 35: True Stories Out Loud!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1487160141329264/

Now in its tenth year, Lip Service began as an intimate gathering of storytellers and story lovers and grew into a literary happening that regularly draws more than 500 people to its shows. This is the smartest, hottest, and most honest storytelling event in South Florida: eight people, eight stories, eight minutes each. The stories are hilarious, heartbreaking, poignant, embarrassing, inspiring, and all true! The stories are edited and rehearsed, but you never really know what you’re going to get until you get it. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cringe. And you are guaranteed to feel inspired to tell your own story. Brought to you by Miami Book Fair.

Tickets:
https://www.miamibookfair.com/event/lip-service-presents-true-stories-out-loud/

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