Events Listing

Holly Jackson

“American Radicals: How Nineteenth Century Protest Shaped the Nation”

Date: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Zoom

Join us for a conversation with Holly Jackson, author of “American Radicals: How Nineteenth Century Protest Shaped the Nation” and Megan Marshall, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Margaret Fuller: A New American Life,” Sunday, January 31, 2-3pm.

Register on Zoom. Free. Suggested Donation: $5.

Sara

Conversation with Sara Seager and Alan Lightman

Date: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Zoom

Concordians Sara Seager, author of “The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir,” and Alan Lightman, author of “Einstein’s Dreams,” in Conversation, Thursday, February 11, 4-5pm.

Register on Zoom. Free. Suggested donation: $5.

Nancy Shohet West

It’s Your Story: A Memoir Intensive Workshop taught over three one-hour Zoom meetings by Nancy Shohet West

Date: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 3:00pm to Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Zoom

It’s Your Story: A Memoir Intensive Workshop taught over three one-hour Zoom meetings by Nancy Shohet West. She is a Boston-area journalist who helps individuals, multi-generational families, communities, and special interest groups to write and self-publish their memoirs.

Zoom meetings: Sundays, February 14, 21, and 28, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Kathe Farris

The Art of Joke Writing alongside seasoned stand-up comedian and beloved Boston performer, Kathe Farris

Date: 
Sunday, February 21, 2021 - 11:00am to Sunday, March 14, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Zoom

The Art of Joke Writing alongside seasoned stand-up comedian and beloved Boston performer, Kathe Farris. This workshop is held over four Zoom meetings:

Sundays, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 7, Mar 14, 11am-12:30 pm or 1pm (90 minutes to 2 hour sessions depending on class size).

Documentary Filmmaking: An Immersive Experience

Date: 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 10:00am
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau

This is a two-day workshop! Saturday April 17, 2021 & Sunday April 18, 2021, 10 am - 3 pm. Tuition: $150. 

Register for this workshop!

We’ll plan to meet at Thoreau Farm, but switch to a Zoom meeting if COVID-19 crisis is still underway.

Awaken Your Sense: Write Outside Your Door

Date: 
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau

The Write Connection Featured Event: Author Talk with George Howe Colt

Date: 
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: 
TBA

Register for this event!

Suggested donation: $15

Writing About Family, afternoon workshop by author, George Howe Colt

Date: 
Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau

Register for this event!

Tuition: $100

“A man is worth most to himself and to others, whether as an observer, or poet, or neighbor, or friend, where he is most himself, most contented and at home.” (Thoreau, Journal, November 20, 1857)

From Path to Page with Lucille & Sandy Stott

Date: 
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 10:00am
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau

This is a two-day nature writing workshop! Saturday June 19, 2021 & Sunday June 20, 2021, 10 am - 4 pm. Tuition: $175.00

Register for this workshop!

This workshop is designed to get you thinking about how to bring your outdoor excursions to the page.