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story booth

working writers’ cocktail hour: special edition, Election Day +1

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.

The Way I See It

Middle school students from the story booth after-school workshop will perform an original play about bullying. The students, who range in age from 11 to 14 years and attend Humes Preparatory Academy, devised the script themselves. In the play, the bullying incident is explained from the perspectives of parents, faculty, and kids.

Visiting Writer Donald Ray Pollock

Crosstown Arts and the Booksellers at Laurelwood present Visiting Writer Donald Ray Pollock upon the release of his newest  novel, The Heavenly Table.

From Donald Ray Pollock, author of the highly acclaimed The Devil All the Time and Knockemstiff, comes a dark, gritty, electrifying (and, disturbingly, weirdly funny) new novel that will solidify his place among the best contemporary American authors.
It is 1917, in that sliver of border land that ….

Maps & Legends Workshop

Participants will create maps to chart their own fantastical worlds and then write the legends to accompany them. This workshop will culminate in a book-release party of all the participants’ stories.

Snowden Middle & Humes Prep Book Release Party

From story booth‘s fall in-school writing workshops, we have published anthologies featuring original work of 62 young writers at Snowden and 18 young writers from Humes Prep. This will be the first time the writers have the books revealed to them, and they’ll be able to participate in binding their own copies of the book to take home. Food and drinks available; free and open to the public.

The Pinch Journal Release Party

Details coming soon…

Crosstown Arts