cocktail hour networking event for working writers
whether or not your day-job is writing makes no difference — if you’re a working writer, you’re invited.
Volunteer to help us type up stories from middle- and high-school writers to be included in our fall 2016 book project. Just show up at story booth with a (functioning) laptop and your best words-per-minute/hunt-and peck skills and help us get student stories ready to go into print.
the back-to-school edition. for writers.
in the interests of continuing to further cultivate and connect the writing community of Memphis, story booth is hosting the 5th edition of Crosstown Arts‘ Working Writers’ Cocktail Hour, on Wednesday, August 24, from 5:30 to 7 pm, in conjunction with sponsor Memphis Daily News.
all writers who live and work in Memphis—whether writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, playwriting, journalism, art writing, music writing—are invited to visit story booth for an hour (or ….
Join us for a reading, signing, and sale of “A Real Imitation” (Ain’t Bad) with New York/Memphis-based artist Tommy Kha.
Growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, Tommy Kha felt a pervasive alienation from his surroundings and was often mistaken for a tourist or ‘foreigner.’ Gesturing to his eyes, strangers would inquire about his ethnicity. As he approached adolescence, these inquiries evolved into questions concerning his sexuality, adding a new layer to his perceived outsider status. These experiences ….
Join us to see and purchase new zines created by community workshop participants, story booth workshop participants, and professional “zinesters” from Memphis and beyond!
Featured vendors (as of July 10)
Rickie & Aimee
Grrl Punch Magazine
Porceline Teeth Zines
WWW (Courtney & Adele)
WALLS DIVIDE PRESS
We have about 10-15 table spaces for local vendors, please email Erica Qualy (firstname.lastname@example.org) to reserve your spot!
this workshop gives participants the chance to write(design/draw/collage, etc.) and self-publish an original “zine,” and then to display their work at our second-annual ZineFest on Friday, July 29, alongside the work of professional “zinesters” from Memphis and beyond. participants will develop and display their creative writing and art and design skills, and they’ll leave with a better understanding of the elements and power of DIY publishing. participants will also design a collaborative zine during the week, so that each participant ….