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November 2017

Open Writers Workshop

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free
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Facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez & John McLennon.

This free peer-driven workshop, held the last Monday of every month, is open to all writers.

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December 2017

Writing Gifts: A Celebratory Workshop

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Trinity University Holt Center, 106 Oakmont Court
San Antonio , TX 78212 United States
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$125.00
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Instructor: Naomi Shihab Nye

This one-day poetry (or prose!) workshop focuses on what we already have in our vast treasure-houses of material—what we haven’t used yet, what we might restyle as a gift for ourselves or someone else. In the December gift-giving and shopping season, writing itself might be our best gift. What about a poem in honor of someone else? A paragraph to be hand-printed on lovely paper as a treat for anyone you’d like to surprise? You will leave with at least 4-6 different rough drafts. Lots of presents! Open to all. Please read some Padgett poems and pick a few favorites before class.

Class text: Collected Poems by Ron Padgett or, any single volume by Ron Padgett.

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Nights of Neo-Noir–James Crumley by The Last Good Kiss

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$20.00
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Facilitated by William Glenn & Eusebio Diaz

The glare of the 1980s changed the noir landscape. A new breed of noir, called neo-noir, went in new directions, incorporating diverse voices and perspectives. These hardboiled authors investigated more than just murder, but interrogated the shadowy social landscapes behind the crime scene itself. The settings expanded from Big City USA to suburban shopping malls and beyond. Join as we explore the classics of Neo-Noir.

Tough, hard-boiled, and brilliantly suspenseful, The Last Good Kiss is an unforgettable detective story starring C. W. Sughrue, a Montana investigator who kills time by working at a topless bar. Hired to track down a derelict author, he ends up on the trail of a girl missing in Haight-Ashbury for a decade. The tense hunt becomes obsessive as Sughrue takes a haunting journey through the underbelly of America's sleaziest nightmares.

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Veterans Writing Collective Monthly Writing Lab with Sarah Colby

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free
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The mission of this collective is to encourage the art of writing and to provide a workshop environment in which participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. The group is geared to all active duty military, veterans, and immediate family members and open to writers of all levels working in all genres, including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, memoir, drama, and journaling.

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Open Writers Workshop

December 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free
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Facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez & John McLennon.

This free peer-driven workshop, held the last Monday of every month, is open to all writers.

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January 2018

Veterans Writing Collective Monthly Writing Lab with Sarah Colby

January 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free
CC.The U.S. Army

The mission of this collective is to encourage the art of writing and to provide a workshop environment in which participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. The group is geared to all active duty military, veterans, and immediate family members and open to writers of all levels working in all genres, including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, memoir, drama, and journaling.

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Poetry Bootcamp: Discovering New Imaginative Spaces through Wordplay

January 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$65.00
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Instructor: George Wallace

Award-winning NY poet George Wallace will stimulate your writing through exercises based on rediscovering and using your imaginative skills through generative wordplay. Brainstorm your own prompts and trigger ideas for new poems, in a friendly interactive group setting. Jumpstart your muse through exercises that enhance the writer’s ability to create space for the imagination to explore, invent, discover and roam.

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Open Writers Workshop

January 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free
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Facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez & John McLennon.

This free peer-driven workshop, held the last Monday of every month, is open to all writers.

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