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Events in January 2023

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January 5, 2023(1 event)

6:30 pm: CANCELED: “How to Build Your Own Writer’s Life” with Cati Porter and Janine Pourroy Gamblin

January 5, 2023


Riverside Arts Walk at Riverside Public Library

“How to Build Your Own Writer’s Life”

with Cati Porter, Janine Pourroy Gamblin, and Writers from the I.E.

Thursday, January 5, 2023

6:30-8:00 PM, doors open at 6:00

Riverside Main Library Community Room

3900 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501

Free and open to the public.

So, you want to be a writer? You know deep inside you ARE a writer. You get a new journal and the perfect pen – maybe you even buy a book about writing. But then what? How do you build your own, custom-made writer’s life? Whether you’re just starting out or have gone the distance and published, this workshop will get you charged up for the next leg of your journey.

Join Inlandia’s Cati Porter and Janine Pourroy Gamblin, along with writers from the Inland Empire, on January 5 for a lively presentation on how to dream, build, and LIVE your life as a writer. Hear how these writers have done it – and learn new ideas for your writing life. Don’t forget to bring a journal and pen! Quick writes and conversations await.

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January 21, 2023(1 event)

1:00 pm: Book Launch for The Vermillion Speedateer by Sebraé Harris

January 21, 2023

Book Launch for The Vermillion Speedateer by Sebraé Harris

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Riverside Art Museum

Saturday, January 21, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 PM

3435 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501

Free to museum members.

Imagine a Riverside where the fantastical and the ordinary intersect. A Riverside where everyday heroes like the staff of the Riverside Art Museum—Bethany, Katie, Ai, Caryn, and Drew—and heroic Speedateers and Rangerineers work together to save humanity through peace, compassion, and the arts. This is Sebraé Harris’s Riverside, as depicted in his debut manga The Vermillion Speedateer. Join us as we celebrate Harris—homegrown local author, illustrator, and entrepreneur, with a global vision and keen artistic sensibility.

The Vermillion Speedateer is the product of Harris’ years of artistic development and coming of age in the City of Riverside in a supportive artistic environment. Publication of The Vermillion Speedateer is made possible through a generous gift from The Littleworth Scholarship Fund of the Riverside Art Museum.

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February 2, 2023(1 event)

6:30 pm: “The Gratitude Project: Readers & Writers Edition"

February 2, 2023

First Thursdays Arts Walk

“The Gratitude Project: Readers & Writers Edition”

with Janine Pourroy Gamblin, Cati Porter, Leila Kirkconnell, Robert Kirkconnell, and David Stone


Riverside Main Library

3900 Mission Inn Blvd

Riverside, CA 92501

Doors Open at 6:00 PM

6:30-8:00 PM

Free and open to the public. No registration required.

Is gratitude part of what it takes to build a writer’s life? We think so.

In reading and writing, as in life, we don’t often take the time to tell people how much they – and their work – mean to us. Join Inlandia and a gathering of IE writers to learn how to weave together a literary life, and discover ways readers and writers can express gratitude for one another while doing so.

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