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 2015:
Jim Gaines, President
John Wills, Vice-President
Fred Fanning, Treasurer
Liz Talbot, Secretary
Meetings are held the second Saturday of each month
at the Salem Church Library -- 1 PM to 4PM
Riverside Writers held its day-long annual Celebration of Poetry on April 11 at the Salem Church Library in Spotsylvania County. Sixteen poets took part in the morning events, including fellowship, an open reading, and a poetry slam won by the talented Sheila Chambers. Some twenty participants joined in the afternoon events, including a business meeting, a second open reading, and a workshop on Developing Poetic Voice by former Virginia poet laureate Caroline Kreiter-Foronda.
The July monthly meeting on the 11th will be devoted to open readings and the announcement of the local tier winners in all categories of the Golden Nib competition. August's meeting will feature an exciting presentation by accomplished fiction writer John Gilstrap. Consult our website for more information.