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Writer's Workshop: Creative Writing

Wednesday, March 4
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn creative writing techniques from local poet Jim O'Brien.

About the instructor:

Jim O’Brien recently won the Volunteer ACE Award from 40 North 88 West "for sharing his passion for poetry and spoken word in an engaging and supportive manner, for his dedication in creating a venue for writers of all levels to gather, discuss, interact and share their voice, for enthusiastically supporting this creative community and inspiring authors to read and display their craft and connect individuals from all walks of life."


Writer's Workshop, Spring Series 2020
Series events meet on Wednesdays from 6:30–8 pm

• Feb 19,   Where to Begin – Molly MacRae, 6:30 pm
• Mar 4,   Creative Writing – Jim O’Brien, 6:30 pm
• Mar 18,   Character Development – Ekta Garg, 6:30 pm - Cancelled
• Mar 22,   Celebrating Women Writers, 2–4 pm - Cancelled
• Apr 1,   Copyediting 101 – Dane Torbeck and Lori Martinsek, 6:30 pm - Cancelled
• Apr 15,   Finishing Your Story – Jason Nafziger, 6:30 pm
• Apr 29,   Short Story Contest Awards Ceremony & Reading, 7 pm


Interested in the Short Story Contest? Find story criteria, how to submit your story, and prize information at champaign.org/short-story

*Participants do not need to attend classes to enter story competition. 

Registration is closed.

Adults | Workshop, Social, Activity

Main Library, Robeson Pavilion Room C


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