Writer’s Block Literary Festival is back!

18 Feb

Your on-campus, student-organized, completely FREE celebration of the written word will be happening Friday, March 5 in Savery Hall!

It’ll be an afternoon full of a wide variety of events led or performed by professionals from the Seattle area and from our own campus. This is a great chance to meet inspiring figures from the Pacific Northwest & and learn and participate in different literary modes! This year’s theme is Epiphany | flashes of inspiration and is reflected in the event schedule.

A sample of events:

Shake Like a Jelly or Write with a Spine: Flash Fiction for Creative Writers Trapped in the Shallows | a workshop led by professional writer Skye Moody

Haiku Workshop: Beyond the 5-7-5- Rule (a favorite from last year!) | led by haiku expert Michael Dylan Welch

Reading of Down the Road the Children Go | by local poet Dan Peters and Blue Begonia Press

Also: performance by the Collective, the UW improve troupe, writer’s workshop by Bricolage, the UW literary journal, and more!

For more information, check out our website: writersblock2010.webs.com

The festival will happen on March 5, in Savery rooms 138 and 139, starting at 3:30p and ending around 9p. Attend all the events or just your favorites!

The festival is sponsored by the English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta.

Questions? Email us a uw.writers.block@gmail.com

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