“IN Progress” Free Writing Workshops

The Bronx Writers Center Launches its Free 2014 “In Progress” Writing Workshop Series with “Activating Scenes”

(Bronx, NY) The Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Writers Center will present In Progress: Activating Scenes on Monday, January 13 (6:30-8:30pm), a free monthly hands-on fiction and creative non-fiction workshop held at the future home of the Bronx Council on the Arts (2700 E Tremont Avenue) near Westchester Square. Admission is free and all are welcome!

Reserve your seat at https://inprogress1132014.eventbrite.com

Charlie Vázquez—published author, freelance editor and Director of the Bronx Writers Center—will lead this two-hour workshop, which begins with a 6:30-7:00pm speed writing session. Attendees will have an opportunity to share their work with fellow writers. The group will then discuss summary and description versus “activation of a scene” in published texts. Bring works-in-progress, a notebook, and pens. Get feedback and make friends! Info: www.bronxarts.org

Contact: bronxwriters@bronxarts.org or 718-931-9500 (x21)

The Bronx Writers Center supports and develops the appetite for writing and reading in the Bronx, and searches for and promotes new community voices and audiences via literary and literacy programs. The Bronx Council on the Arts is celebrating 50 years as a private, non-profit membership organization that is the official cultural agency of Bronx County. Recognized nationally as a leading arts service organization in providing cultural services and arts programs, BCA serves a multicultural constituency of almost 1.4 million residents. BCA provides an array of services to 5,000 artists and more than 250 arts and community-based organizations.

The Bronx Writers Center, a program of the Bronx Council on the Arts, is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Robert A. Bowne Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts’ Literature Program, NYC Council Member James Vacca,  New York City Department of Youth and Community Development, Arts Midwest, the Scherman Foundation, the Lambent Foundation, NYC Department of Small Business Services/Avenue NYC and the Westchester Square Branch of the New York Public Library.

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