We are now accepting registrations for the Spring workshop session. Please follow this link to the registration page for more details.
Is your new year’s resolution to finish (or begin) a writing project? No matter your level of experience or type of project, we have a workshop for you. Kick off the new year with a FREE creative writing workshop with the Inlandia Institute.
Registration is required: https://goo.gl/forms/z1K5SUZIfI54Klu83
San Bernardino: Led by Allyson Jeffredo
Date and Time: Every two weeks on Tuesdays, starts April 10
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Rowe Branch Library • 108 E Marshall Blvd. • San Bernardino, 92404
Allyson Jeffredo’s work can be found in The Fem, Cider Press Review, Slipstream Press and others. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from California State University San Bernardino and currently teaches writing to elementary and college students of the Inland Empire.
Ontario: Led by Tim Hatch
Date and Time: Every two weeks on Wednesdays, starts March 28th
6 to 8 PM
Ovitt Family Community Library • 215 E. C Street • Ontario, 91764
Tim Hatch writes poetry that explores themes of abuse, fragility, and our human obligation to one another. He earned his MFA at Cal State San Bernardino, and his poetry has appeared in East Jasmine Review, The Vehicle, Touch: The Journal Of Healing, and Apeiron Review, among others.
Redlands: Led by Mae Waggoner
Date and Time: Wednesdays, starts April 4
10 AM to noon
Joslyn Senior Center • 21 Grant Street • Redlands, 92373
Mae Wagner has written for a public relations firm, the Riverside Chamber of Commerce; The Chino Champion newspaper, and has published columns on the Op-Ed page of The Press-Enterprise when it was locally owned. She currently writes a column for her home town paper in Hettinger, North Dakota.
Colton: Led by Jessica Carrillo
Date and Time: Every two weeks on Wednesdays, starts April 12th
5:30 to 7:30 PM
Advanced Literacy Center • 380 North La Cadena Drive, Colton, 92324. This is a bilingual workshop.
Jessica Carrillo was born in San Bernardino. She will graduate from CSUSB in Spring 2017 with a B.A. in Liberal Studies. Currently she is a special education instructional assistant at Sierra Middle School in Riverside. She also tutors in the CSUSB children’s creative literacy program, SCIPP.
Corona: Led by Andrea Fingerson
Date and Time: Every two weeks on Saturdays, starts April 7th 1:30 to 4:30 PM
Corona Public Library • 650 S. Main Street • Corona, 92882
Andrea Fingerson received her MFA in Fiction from CSUSB. During that time she was a fiction editor for Ghost Town and the High School Outreach Coordinator for The Pacific Review.
She is a member of SCBWI and is currently in the process of editing a young adult novel.
Riverside at RPL: Led by Jo Scott-Coe
Date and Time: Every two weeks on Thursdays, starts April 5th,
Riverside Public Library • 3851 Mission Inn Avenue • Riverside, 92501
Jo Scott-Coe’s new book, MASS, was just released by Writ Large Press. Her first book, Teacher at Point Blank, was listed as a “Great Read” by Ms. Magazine. Her essays have appeared in Salon, Cultural Weekly, The Los Angeles Times, and others. Scott-Coe is an associate professor of English and creative writing at Riverside City College.
Riverside at Goeske: Led by CelenaDiana Bumpus
Date and Time: Every Tuesday, starts April 3d, from 1 – 2:30 pm
Goeske Senior Center •5257 Sierra Street • Riverside, 92504