The Writers’ Corner – Word Up Next

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Monday, November 20, D.E.N.C.I.T.Y Poetic Soul Open Mic and Poetry Slam

7-10:30 p.m., Walnut Street Cafe, 157 Walnut St., Lynn

All-genre open mic at 8:15 (signup 7-8 p.m.) followed by a poetry slam at 9:30, where poets will have a chance to earn a spot on the DENCITY Poetry Slam Team.

Tuesday, November 21, NaNoWriMo Write-In

6-9 p.m., 4 Mulliken Way (industrial park near commuter rail station), Newburyport

Write-in! There is plenty of parking and a kitchen available, so snacks and drinks are welcome. Part of NaNoWriMo.

Tuesday, November 21, Nathalia Holt Author Visit

7-8:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library of Danvers, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers

Boston author and microbiologist Nathalia Holt will speak on her 2016 New York Times best-selling book Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars. Questions and a book signing will follow.

Tuesday, November 21, D.E.N.C.I.T.Y Spoken Word Open Mic

7-10:30 p.m., Walnut Street Cafe, 157 Walnut St., Lynn

Soul Writer’s writing session and open mic signup 7-8:30 followed by spoken word and poetry open mic at 8:45.

Tuesday, November 21, Salem Writers Group

7:30-9:30, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, professor of English, Salem State University.

Wednesday, November 22, Ipswich Poetry Group

6:30-9:30 p.m., Upstairs, Ipswich Public Library, 25 North Main St., Ipswich

Share poems in progress and give and receive feedback. All are welcome!

Friday, November 24, NaNoWriMo Write-In

7-9:30 p.m., Panera (back room), 433 Paradise Road, Swampscott

Come work on that novel. Part of NaNoWriMo.

Saturday, November 25, NaNoWriMo Write-In 

10 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., South Hamilton

The library invites all eager NaNoWriMo participants to write at the library, which offers air, light, chairs, tables, computers, wireless internet, outlets and jacks (for laptops), books about writing, friendly reference staff who can try to help you with burning questions like “How long would it take to circumnavigate a hundred acres on foot?” and much more.

Sunday, November 26, NaNoWriMo Write-In

1-5 p.m., Plum Island Coffee Roasters, 54 Merrimac St., Newburyport

Get your word counts up! Coffee, tea, food available. Part of NaNoWriMo.

Sunday, November 26, NaNoWriMo Write-In

1:15-4:30 p.m., Sohier Road, Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., Beverly

Food and drinks allowed. Part of NaNoWriMo.

Monday, November 27, D.E.N.C.I.T.Y Poetic Soul Open Mic and Poetry Slam

7-10:30 p.m., Walnut Street Cafe, 157 Walnut St., Lynn

All-genre open mic at 8:15 (signup 7-8 p.m.) followed by a poetry slam at 9:30, where poets will have a chance to earn a spot on the DENCITY Poetry Slam Team.

Tuesday, November 28, NaNoWriMo Write-In

6-9 p.m., 4 Mulliken Way (industrial park near commuter rail station), Newburyport

Write-in! There is plenty of parking and a kitchen available, so snacks and drinks are welcome. Part of NaNoWriMo.

Tuesday, November 28, Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon

7-9 p.m., 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.

Tuesday, November 28, D.E.N.C.I.T.Y Spoken Word Open Mic

7-10:30 p.m., Walnut Street Cafe, 157 Walnut St., Lynn

Soul Writer’s writing session and open mic signup 7-8:30 followed by spoken word and poetry open mic at 8:45.

Wednesday, November 29, Danuta Borchardt

7:30-9 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St., Gloucester

Danuta Borchardt discusses her memoir, Life behind an Author’s Works—Memoir of a Translator: How I Came to Translate Witold Gombrowicz and the Many Faces of Thom.

Tuesday, December 5, Writers in Your Neighborhood

7:30-9:30, Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

This program allows you to sample the writing of several published authors who are members of the Athenaeum, the prose and verse of your talented neighbors. Hosted by Salem poet Danielle Jones-Pruett.

Wednesday, December 13, Ipswich Poetry Group

6:30-9:30 p.m., Upstairs, Ipswich Public Library, 25 North Main St., Ipswich

Share poems in progress and give and receive feedback. All are welcome!

Tuesday, December 19, Salem Writers Group

7:30-9:30 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem

All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, professor of English, Salem State University.

Tuesday, December 26, Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon

7-9 p.m., 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.

Wednesday, December 27, Ipswich Poetry Group

6:30-9:30 p.m., Upstairs, Ipswich Public Library, 25 North Main St., Ipswich

Share poems in progress and give and receive feedback. All are welcome!