The Writers’ Corner – Word Up Next

 

Word Up Next

Word Up Next is a listing of writers’ events in Salem and nearby towns. Want to add something to the calendar? Email [email protected]

Friday, July 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Summer Salon: Hannah Tinti, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

Salem native Hannah Tinti returns to delight us with a talk about her new book, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley.

Tuesday, August 1, 8:40-11:30 a.m.

Writers’ Open Studio, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

Each Tuesday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.

Saturday, August 5, 7-9 p.m.

Entombed in Verse Release Party, Witch House, 310 1/2 Essex St., Salem

FunDead Publications releases its first poetry anthology, Entombed in Verse: An Epitaph for Salem. The event will include live readings of some of the poems featured in the collection.

Monday, August 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Witch City Writers Group Workshop, Quarto Publishing Group, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 265D, Beverly

Submissions chosen in advance. Limited to 15. $2. For full details and to register, visit www.meetup.com/Witch-City-Writers-Group

Tuesday, August 8, 8:40-11:30 a.m.

Writers’ Open Studio, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

Each Tuesday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.

Friday, August 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Summer Salon: Lazy, Hazy, Crazy — Stories of Summer, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

A summer edition of the Athenaeum’s storytelling series, where people tell true stories live without notes. Hosted by J.D. Scrimgeour.

Tuesday, August 15, 8:40-11:30 a.m.

Writers’ Open Studio, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

Each Tuesday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.

Friday, August 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Summer Salon: Storytelling, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

Tuesday, August 22, 8:40-11:30 a.m.

Writers’ Open Studio, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

Each Tuesday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.

Tuesday, August 22, 7-9 p.m.

Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

“The Pipe” is a space to read poetry, yours or others, and discuss everything from the price of tea in China to quantum particles (as long as it relates back to poetry). All styles of poetry are welcome.

 

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