June 28 Loud and Proud Festival in NYC

Loud and Proud
Join the Village Playwrights at 8 pm on June 28 to celebrate Gay Pride in a thought provoking way with staged readings of seven jury chosen 10 minute plays by some of New York’s most interesting playwrights at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC.  Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.  $5 donation requested.  Please email villageplaywrights@gmail.com or call 614-285-2515 to reserve seats.

Here’s one you won’t want to miss:

“Naked” by Mike Poblete  — After having great sex, two men get naked.

 Born in Brooklyn, Mike Poblete has had six full length plays and numerous one acts performed in six countries, two of which have been published. He has a Playwriting MFA from Trinity College Dublin and works as Director of Script Development at The Foxboro Company, a Broadway, film and television production office. www.mikepoblete.com

 

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Almost Bloomsday Forbes Writing Room

Wednesday morning from 9:30- 12:30, writers of every description — novelists, poets, memoir writers, essayists, journalists and more gather for companionable writing time. The Writing Room has been open for seven years.

Bloomsday is a commemoration of the life of the Irish writer, James Joyce.  It’s celebrated on June 16, the day on which  Ulysses is set.  I will facilitate the Writing Room on Wednesday June 14.  Since Bloomsday is just two days following,  I will provide you with prompts based on James Joyce quotes.

I look forward to writing with you.books

Forbes Writing Room Reading Wednesday May 31, 7 -8:30 pm in the Coolidge Museum

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Writing Room Reading

Wednesday and Saturday morning from 9:30- 12:30, writers of every description — novelists, poets, memoir writers, essayists, journalists and more — join novelist Susan Stinson or Forbes writer-in-residence Naila Moreira for companionable writing time. The Writing Room has been open for seven years. We’re celebrating with a reading.  We end our mornings writing together with the option of sharing a quick taste of our work, and now we’re offering a sampler to the community.

READERS

Carolyn A. Cushing
Allie Eaton
Elizabeth French
Rachel Hass
Eileen P. Kennedy
Mary Messick
Megan Nolan
Erika Norden
Sean F. Norton
Elizabeth Pike
Julie Rosier
Shane Sinclair
Alice Thomas
Susan Stinson
Naila Moreira

Forbes Writing Room Reading May 31

Rescheduling of Ina Anderson Reading Until May 20

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Ina Anderson will be reading her new book “Journey Into Space” in Western Massachusetts on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Pioneer Valley Co-Housing Common Room at 3pm.This is surely to be an interesting reading by this accomplished Scottish poet.  This event is sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Co-Housing Writers Group.

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Ina Anderson will be reading her new book “Journey Into Space” in Western Massachusetts on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Pioneer Valley Co-Housing Common Room at 3pm.This is surely to be an interesting reading by this accomplished Scottish poet.  This event is sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Co-Housing Writers Group.