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Jul 05, 2017

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Nursery Rhymes & Fairy Tales

Code: JY17-RY14 Join us for our first one-day class for 3 1/2 – 5 year olds! Spend your morning reading and acting out your favorite nursery rhymes and fairy tales:… View More »

Jul 05, 2017

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Mo Willems (CLASS FULL)

Code: JY17-R59 Have you read every single Elephant and Piggie book there is? Did you let Pigeon drive the bus? Mo Willems has been delighting young readers for more than… View More »

Jul 05, 2017

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My Idea Book (CLASS FULL)

Code: JY17-M26 Artists carry sketchbooks to capture ideas with drawings. Writers carry journals to capture thoughts and experiences with words. In this class, we are going to gather both pictures… View More »


Jul 03, 2017

Writers, Ink.: Young Professionals’ Writing Group

Are you struggling to fit into your young professional life? Did you just graduate from college, or does it sometimes feel like you’re too busy to be creative? Do you… View More »

Jul 07, 2017

First Friday / Wide Open Mic: Claude Bragdon

Writers & Books is proud to participate in First Friday each month. We pick a theme and put out snacks, you come and enjoy our building. Peruse the bookstore, pick… View More »

Jul 08, 2017

Veterans Writing Group – July 8

The memory of war has permeated Western Literature since the time of Homer. The focus of the Veterans Writing Group is creative nonfiction, drawn from the wartime and peacetime experiences… View More »


Creative Journaling Sets The Mind Free by Maria Gillard

Creative Journaling is exactly what it sounds like. Journaling: the act of writing about your daily life, hopes, dreams, fears, and frustrations; to process conflicts, decisions, memories and wildest thoughts.… View More »

Twitter Boosts Creative Expression by Robin L. Flanigan

I resisted — strongly resisted — having a presence on Twitter for years. I was too busy and didn’t have any more time in my schedule to maintain yet another… View More »

Testimonial from Writer in Residence at Gell, Kevin Clouther

Kevin Clouther reflects on his time at Gell during this residency through The Gell Residency for Writers with Children:   “I was very happy, every morning but one (when it… View More »