The week's events
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January 18, 2022(1 event)
11:30 am: Celena’s Scribes with Wil Clarke (Riverside)
Named in honor of beloved workshop leader CelenaDiana Bumpus, Celena's Scribes with workshop leader Wil Clarke meets weekly on Tuesdays from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM on Zoom. All genres. Participants are encouraged to write from a prompt and share their work, with friendly critiques offered by workshop members.
Enrollment is limited. To register: https://tinyurl.com/2021WINTERCWW
January 19, 2022(1 event)
6:00 pm: On Writing Home: Writers Talk about Place with Rebecca K. O'Connor and Teresa J. Rhyne
Riverside Public Library’s Humanity Series is back! Join Inlandia Institute in partnership with Riverside Public Library for a four-part spin around the Inland Empire with local writers Larry Burns, Nikia Chaney, Rebecca K. O’Connor, Teresa Rhyne, Susan Straight, Douglas McCulloh, Isabel Quintero, and Casandra Lopez.
This series is free and open to the public, but registration is required: https://tinyurl.com/HumanitiesHour202
“A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his own image.” ― Joan Didion
The scheduled speakers will offer insights, observations, and tools for writing about the location we call home – Inland Southern California.
January 5: Larry Burns and Nikia Chaney
January 19: Rebecca K. O’Connor and Teresa J. Rhyne
February 2: Susan Straight and Douglas McCulloh
February 16: Isabel Quintero and Casandra Lopez
Rebecca K. O'Connor is Development Director at Rivers & Lands Conservancy, a falconer and an author. She has published reference books, pet owner's manuals, novels and a memoir. Her falconry memoir, LIFT, was published by Red Hen Press. Essays of her writing have been published in Los Angeles Times Magazine (in its West incarnation), South Dakota Review, Iron Horse Review and divide. He work has also been included in New California Writing 2011 and 2012. O'Connor's most recent novel is We Were Wilder, a post-apocalyptic wilderness journey.
Teresa J. Rhyne is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dog Lived (and So Will I), a surprisingly hilarious memoir about her dog and her both surviving cancer. The sequel, The Dogs Were Rescued (and So Was I), won the Pat Santi Memorial award from the Dog Writers Association of America. Her newest book, Poppy in the Wild: A Lost Dog, Fifteen Hundred Acres of Wilderness and the Dogged Determination that Brought Her Home continues her tradition of writing humorously about tragedies that happen to her and her dogs. Tragedy plus time plus cute dogs equal heartfelt comedy.
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January 22, 2022(1 event)
10:00 am: Creative Writing Workshop with Renee Gurley (Corona)
This Beginning/Intermediate ALL GENRES workshop with Renee Gurley is based in Corona but will take place on Zoom. Workshop sessions are scheduled for alternating Saturdays – 1/8, 1/22, 2/5, 2/19, and 3/5/22– from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM.
To register: https://tinyurl.com/2021WINTERCWW