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Upcoming Events

special event in partnership with The Carnegie Center

 

October 8, 7:00-8:30 PM

 

HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL IN 30 DAYS

Live & on Zoom

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Mattox

Join nine-time National Novel Writing Month winner, Jennifer Mattox, for a special one-time seminar on how to write a novel in a month while living a busy life. Just in time for NaNoWriMo participants!

[ALL LEVELS WELCOME]

september 29, 6:00-8:00 PM

 

THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL:

WRITING EMOTION IN FICTION & NONFICTION

Fiction & Nonfiction Workshop: Live & on Zoom

 

INSTRUCTOR: Katy Yocom

Creating believable and empathetic characters and stories (real and imaginary) is no easy task. We'll show you examples of how it's done well (and not-so-well) and help you craft your own empathetic and complex prose.

$30 / $23 LLA Members

[INTERMEDIATE FICTION OR NONFICTION]

This session is full

october 2-23 6:00-8:00 PM

 

LIPSTICK WARS PRESENTS - LIPSTICK UNIVERSITY

4-week Slam & Poetics Workshop: Live & on Zoom

 

INSTRUCTORS: Lance G. Newman II, Shasparay Lighteard, Nelly Jay, Radi Shaw

This 4-week slam poetry workshop is the brainchild of Louisville poets Rheonna Nicole (Lipstick Wars) and Ashley Taylor (River City Revue). You will learn how to write, read, and perform from slam poetry masters. All participants will compete for prize money at the Lipstick University Poetry Slam on Halloween!

FREE

[OPEN TO WOMEN, 18 & up]

WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FUND FOR THE ARTS BLACK ARTSTS FUND

This session is full

october 6, 7:00-9:00 PM

 

SURPRISING, YET INEVITABLE:

FINDING AN EFFECTIVE STORY ENDING

Fiction Workshop: Live & on Zoom

 

INSTRUCTOR: Ellen Birkett Morris

Endings: we don’t see them coming, but satisfying endings feel like they were the only option possible. In this workshop you will learn how to create your own satisfying endings. 

$30 / $23 LLA Members

[ALL LEVELS]

october 8, 7:00 PM

 

InKY READING SERIES

Live & on Zoom

 

FEATURING: Ellen Birkett Morris & Tony Brewer

 

New season! New day! All virtual! Welcome to the 2020-2021 InKY Reading Season featuring Kentucky and Indiana writers. More information about joining the reading, coming soon. Read more about the September poets and plan to attend.

FREE

Now on Thursdays!

Missed a webinar? No worries. 

Recordings are available.

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thursdays, october 15 - november 5, 6:00 PM

 

CREATIVE SELF CARE

Creativity Workshop: Live & on Zoom

 

INSTRUCTOR: Katy Yocom

 

These days we can all use a little TLC. Take care of your mental and physical health by prioritizing your creativity. In this 4-week workshop we will combine writing and drawing exercises, enjoy gentle creative movement and music, and nurture new writing ideas in a supportive group setting.

$80 / $60 LLA Members

[ALL LEVELS]

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The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports Louisville Literary Arts with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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