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We envision writing as a transformative, valued, and integral part of our community

2023-24 Schedule

We meet the 2nd Saturday of each month, September through June, 10:00 a.m.-noon. Non-members can attend one workshop a year for free, not including the 3-hour intensives.

September 9: Ashley Memory Harris, “Evolving Trends in Creative Nonfiction”
October 14: Claire Guyton, “Flash Fiction: Making this Short Form Sizzle”
November 11: Marjorie Hudson, “Writing Engaging Fiction” (3​-hour workshop​ w/ lunch break)*
December 9: Holiday Member Reading Party
January 13: Jenni Hart and Karin Wiberg, “The Business of Writing: Marketing and Promotion; Traditional vs Hybrid vs Self Publishing” (3​-hour workshop​ w/ lunch break)*
February 10: Karen Pullen, “The Art of Revision”
March 9: Dasan Ahanu, 2023 Piedmont Laureate, “Spoken Word Poetry”
April 13: Mary Turner and Brenda Wilson, “Script Writing”
May 11: Member Readings
June 8: Executive Officers meeting

Meetings are at the Alamance Arts Council, 213 S. Main St., Graham, NC 27253, except for November and January when workshops are at the Mebane Arts & Community Center, 633 Corregidor St., Mebane, NC 27302.

*$30 for non-members. Fee is waived if you join BWC.

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