Music & Conversation Between Friends
To celebrate the Ames Writers Collective 1st Anniversary, join the celebration from 6 to 9 PM at the Goldfinch Room at Stephens Auditorium. Featuring authors Tom Montgomery Fate and John T. Price and poet and vocalist, Debra Marquart and The Bone People. Tickets available through The Iowa State Center ticket office.
KHOI Radio | Thistlewood Foundation Nancy & John Hayes | Lynne Carey | Holly & Don Beermann
Swift Literary Festival
Join the Ames Writers Collective for our Swift Literary Festival, a Pop-Up event, on Sunday, September 25th at the annual Octagon Art Festival. (10 AM to 4 PM) Stay tuned for a list of authors, an indie press and workshop instructor joining us at our table.
Join Karen Downing who taught at Valley High School in West Des Moines
In 650 Words—The College Essay Workshop
In 650 words, tell us who you are beyond test scores, transcripts, lists of activities, recommendations…” How hard could it be to capture a sense of self on the page in a college essay? Karen Downing will guide students through the process.
Video - Why Cancer Writing Circles?
If you are experiencing any stage of cancer, why would you want to be part of a weekly writing circle? What if you don’t think of yourself as a writer? Our cancer Writing Circle Wednesday attendees can answer those questions better than we can! In this video, attendees explain how their weekly group is more than the sum of its parts, how it helps, and how much it means to them.