Journal Writing Workshop for Adults

by (Write616)

Submitted 12-10-2014 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters and  The Writer's Alley will have a journal writing workshop for adults on Sunday, January 11, 2015, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. here at GLCL, 758 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Start...

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Memoir Writing Workshop

by (Write616)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under

The Writer's Alley (http://thewritersalley.com/about/) will have a memoir writing workshop for adults on Sunday, December 7, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters, located at 758 Wealthy St SE, Grand...

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Flash Prose Workshop with Phillip Sterling

by (Write616)

Submitted 11-07-2014 under

In this workshop, participants will discuss and practice a few of the techniques common to poetry and paragraphs that inform very short prose (both fiction and non-fiction). No prior experience is necessary, though participants may bring in a single...

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Great Lakes Commonwealth offers new venue, new membership program

by (Write616)

Submitted 09-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL), a literary nonprofit established in 2013, has a simple mission: to encourage, promote and celebrate the literary endeavors of writers in the Great Lakes region. In serving its mission, GLCL has now...

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Johnson Center to host storytelling workshop with professional writing coach

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 07-11-2014 under NEWS

The Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley is hosting a workshop for nonprofit organizations on July 13 from 1 to 4 p.m.. The workshop is called Storytelling for Fundraising/Marketing Success and will be run by author Dayla Massachi....

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Two Summer Retreats for Praying through Art

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

SUMMER RETREAT FOR WOMEN: WRITING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 086-051 Welcome all women who love to write! This is the third year for this very popular retreat. Ideal for newcomers and veterans alike, our theme in 2014 is "The Heart's Longing....

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Roberta F. King shares story of son's life in "He Plays a Harp"

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Roberta F. King’s memoir, “He Play’s a Harp,” will be officially released May 11. The memoir is a collection of essays about the life and death of her son Noah, who was born prematurely with cerebral palsy and lived for 17...

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Grand Rapids Film Festival judge looks for films with unique stories

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 04-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This story is part of a series focusing on the Grand Rapids film scene and the Grand Rapids Film Festival. To read the rest of the series, click here. Daniel Dobson has a rich and diverse portfolio: he has done two combat tours in Iraq with the U.S...

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Meet the Harrison Park Media Team!

by (Harrison Park M...)

Submitted 03-07-2014 under NONPROFITS

The CYC teamed up with Harrison Park Elementary School to work with kids interested in learning about journalism. The result was the Harrison Park Media Team. Here is what the kids had to say about their group:  Media Team is about sharing...

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Kendall student sees poetry in painting signs

by (empichot)

Submitted 11-22-2013 under NEWS

If you happened to pass the UICA this summer and notice the hand-painted sign, you are looking at the work of  Sofía Ramírez Hernández. Painting the UICA sign for the film "Sign Painters" shown earlier this summer was Hernández's...

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