Link to Riverside Writers : www.riversidewriters.com
Riverside Writers is a writer's group for the city of Fredericksburg, counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, Caroline and Louisa, Orange and all surrounding counties.
Club Officers for 2013: Jim Gaines, President - Judy Hill, Treasurer - Liz Talbot, Secretary
Dr. Barry Amis
"The Potomac Poets"
February - 2013
Open Mic - Bring work to read.
(5 min. limit)
June - 2013
Stephanie and Riverside Young Writers
March - 2013 Sara Robinson Book of poetry. "Two Little Girls in a Wading Pool"
July - 2013 Open Mic - Bring Work
(5 min. limit)
Celebration of Poetry
August - 2013 Novelist
Cliff Garstang "What the Zhang Boys Knew"
September - 2013
Joe O'Donnell talks
about "Arts & Entertainment"
October - 2013
Parade of Prose
Details to follow
Election s and Open Mic - Bring Work to read (5 min. limit)
December - 2013
Press Release: Riverside Writers, Monthly Meeting (open to public)
Salem Church Library, Spottsylvania County, Meeting Room A, May 9, 2012, 1:00 PM -4:00PM
Featured speaker: Dr. Barry Amis
Barry D. Amis is the Vice President of the Poetry Society of Virginia for the Northern Region. He is a Philadelphian and has degrees from Penn State, the University of Pennsylvania, Middlebury College, and Michigan State. He was professor of American and African American literature at Michigan State University and Purdue University. He was also a Fulbright professor of American Studies in France, Madagascar, Cameroon, and Niger. He lectured and conducted workshops for the United States Information Agency in more than two dozen countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. His poetry has appeared in many journals and his new poetry will appear this year.
The presentation will be preceded by short business meeting and followed by a critiquing session, for which authors are urged to bring 10 copies of a few poems or a prose passage not to exceed 4 pages.