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2018 Fall Winter Workshops


Registration opens August 15th
Register here.
Colton Public Library (Bilingual)
Jessica Carrillo

Thursdays 5:30-7:30 pm
Sept. 13, Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 25, Nov. 8


Corona Public Library
Andrea Fingerson

Saturdays 1-3 pm
Sept. 8, Sept. 22, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3


Ontario Public Library
Tim Hatch

Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Sept.12, Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 24, Nov. 7

Palm Springs Main Library (Fiction)
Marj Charlier

Tuesdays 6 – 7:45 pm
Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30
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Rancho Mirage Public Library (Memoir)
Marj Charlier

Mondays 10 am – noon
Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22.
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Redlands: Joslyn Senior Center (Ages 50+)
Mae Wagner

Wednesdays | 10 am – noon

Riverside Public Library (Poetry)
James Ducat

Saturdays 10-11:30 am
Sept. 8, Sept. 22, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3

Riverside Public Library (Prose)
Jo Scott-Coe

Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Sept. 13, Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 25, Nov. 8

Riverside: Janet Goeske Senior Center (Ages 50+)
Celena Diana Bumpus

Tuesdays | 1 – 2:30 pm


San Bernardino at Rowe Branch Library
Allyson Jeffredo

Tuesdays 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Sept. 11, Sept. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 23, Nov. 6



Special Guest October 23 Workshop, San Bernardino Rowe Branch Library
Author and translator, Marilyn Kallet, Poet Laureate of Knoxville, Tennessee.

For the October 23 workshop with Allyson at the Rowe Branch Library, we will have a special guest: Marilyn Kallet, Poet Laureate of Knoxville, TN, will be dropping in to hold a special workshop: “Praise Songs in a Troubled Time”. All workshop participants are invited to attend.

Marilyn Kallet is the author of 18 books, including How Our Bodies Learned, The Love That Moves Me and Packing Light: New and Selected Poems, poetry from Black Widow Press. She is Poet Laureate of Knoxville, Tennessee. She has translated Paul Eluard’s Last Love Poems, Péret’s The Big Game, and co-translated Chantal Bizzini’s Disenchanted City. Her other volumes include children’s books, essays, anthologies of women’s literature. Dr. Kallet is Professor Emerita at the University of Tennessee, where she taught for 37 years. For a decade, she has also led poetry workshops for VCCA-France, in Auvillar. She has performed her poems on campuses and in theaters across the United States as well as in France and Poland, as a guest of the U.S. Embassy’s “America Presents” program.