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.