Gemini Ink

1111 Navarro St
San Antonio,  TX 78205

Phone: (210) 734-9673



Past Events

The Life and Works of Playwright August Wilson

The Life and Works of Playwright August Wilson
06:30 pm - 05/03/2018

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Join us for a night of literary discussion on the life and works of playwright August Wilson with Professor Bonnie Lyons. August Wilson, one of America’s great...

Literary Cafe: Poetry Publishing Today

Literary Cafe: Poetry Publishing Today
06:30 pm - 04/12/2018

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Join poets Octavio Quintanilla, Laura Van Prooyen and Alexandra van de Kamp as they discuss the glories and challenges of contemporary poetry publishing. Gain practical...

Book Club: Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood

Book Club: Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
12:00 pm - 04/06/2018

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Join us for our monthly book plática—Friday, April 6th at noon. We'll have light drinks and snacks, or you can bring your brown bag lunch. We'll be discussing...

Open Writers Workshop

Open Writers Workshop
06:30 pm - 03/26/2018

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This is a free peer-driven workshop facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez and John McLennon—held the last Monday of every month. Bring 6-10 copies...

The Big Give SA 2018

The Big Give SA 2018
12:00 pm - 03/22/2018

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It's that time of year again! Our annual Big Give marathon reading is coming up on March 22 from 12-8 at our office and we invite you to participate. Sign up for...

Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby
06:30 pm - 03/21/2018

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The Veterans Monthly Writing Lab provides a workshop environment in which participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. The group is open to all...

Slowing Up: Develop a “Lazy & Happy” Approach to Writing

Slowing Up: Develop a “Lazy & Happy” Approach to Writing
06:30 pm - 03/14/2018

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Slowing Up: How a “Lazy and Happy” Approach to Fiction Can Revolutionize Your Writing We live in a world driven by deadlines, instant messaging, and “power...

Murderesses & More: Discussion of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace

Murderesses & More: Discussion of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace
06:30 pm - 02/28/2018

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Don’t miss this literary talk on Margaret Atwood’s eerie crime fiction thriller ALIAS GRACE: A NOVEL, now a popular Netflix series. We'll delve into this ultimate...

Members Writers Lab

Members Writers Lab
06:30 pm - 02/14/2018

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Become a Gemini Ink member, get free writing labs! Simply Complex—Birth, Death, and the Miraculous In-Between takes place through March 28. This writing group...

Handmaid’s Tale Tea at The Twig

Handmaid’s Tale Tea at The Twig
06:30 pm - 02/08/2018

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A Literary Celebration of Margaret Atwood’s Classic Novel. Book-lovers and Atwood fans are invited to join us to sip tea and contemplate Atwood’s timely classic—now...

J.R. Helton Book Launch & Spring Open House

J.R. Helton Book Launch & Spring Open House
06:30 pm - 02/02/2018

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Join us for a sneak preview of our spring writing workshops and literary events. Sip wine, enjoy finger food, visit with the writers who will be teaching our classes,...

J.R. Helton Book Launch & Spring Open House

J.R. Helton Book Launch & Spring Open House
06:30 pm - 02/02/2018

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Join us for a sneak preview of our spring writing workshops and literary events. Sip wine, enjoy finger food, visit with the writers who will be teaching our classes,...

Open Writers Workshop

Open Writers Workshop
06:30 pm - 01/29/2018

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This is a free peer-driven workshop facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez and John McLennon—held the last Monday of every month. Bring 6-10 copies...

Poetry at The Twig: Wendy Barker-Natalia Treviño-George Wallace

Poetry at The Twig: Wendy Barker-Natalia Treviño-George Wallace
06:30 pm - 01/20/2018

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Join us at The Twig Book Shop for a Reading & Book Signing with Wendy Barker, Natalia Treviño, and visiting NY poet George Wallace. Wendy Barker’s sixth collection,...

Poetry Bootcamp with George Wallace

Poetry Bootcamp with George Wallace
01:00 pm - 01/20/2018

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Jumpstart your muse in this one-day workshop with award-winning NY poet George Wallace. Learn writing exercises that will enhance your ability to create space for...

Veterans Monthly Writing Lab

Veterans Monthly Writing Lab
06:30 pm - 01/17/2018

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The Veterans Monthly Writing Lab provides a workshop environment in which participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. The group is open to all...

Book Club: The Liars' Club by Mary Karr

Book Club: The Liars' Club by Mary Karr
12:00 pm - 01/12/2018

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Join us for our monthly book plática. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Bring your brown bag lunch. Free and open to the public. The New York Times bestselling,...

Peregrinas: California Women Poets in the Southwest

Peregrinas: California Women Poets in the Southwest
06:30 pm - 01/05/2018

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COME OUT FOR A SPECIAL TALK, READING, AND BOOK SIGNING FEATURING FOUR CALIFORNIA LATINX WRITERS: MARISOL BACA, XOCHITL-JULISA BERMEJO, POET YACCAIRA SALVATIERRA...

Gemini Ink Holiday Open House

Gemini Ink Holiday Open House
04:00 pm - 12/15/2017

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Join us for our annual open house celebrating the holiday season. Enjoy staff-crafted food and drink, with featured readings by students from our fall fiction and...

Veterans Monthly Writing Lab

Veterans Monthly Writing Lab
06:30 pm - 12/13/2017

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The Veterans Monthly Writing Lab provides a workshop environment in which participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. The group is open to all...

Gemini Ink at Viva Tacoland

Gemini Ink at Viva Tacoland
06:30 pm - 12/08/2017

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The talented Writer in Communities faculty showcase their own poetry and fiction at this free reading at Viva Tacoland on Dec 8. Featured writers include Marisela...

Book Club: Hunger by Roxane Gay

Book Club: Hunger by Roxane Gay
12:00 pm - 12/01/2017

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Join us for our monthly book plática. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch. Roxane Gay shows us how to be decent to ourselves,...

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday
12:00 am - 11/28/2017

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About #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50...

Open Writers Workshop

Open Writers Workshop
06:30 pm - 11/27/2017

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This is a free peer-driven workshop facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez and John McLennon—held the last Monday of every month. Bring 6-10 copies...

Gemini Ink at Viva Tacoland

Gemini Ink at Viva Tacoland
06:30 pm - 11/10/2017

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Memoir Workshop with Saretta Morgan

Memoir Workshop with Saretta Morgan
06:30 pm - 11/07/2017

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Intimate Spaces: Lyric Essays & Memoir from Personal Experience This 4-week workshop takes place Tue, Nov 7, 14, 28, Dec 5. How do your particular experiences...

Book Club: In the Province of the Gods by Kenny Fries

Book Club: In the Province of the Gods by Kenny Fries
12:00 pm - 11/03/2017

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Join us for our monthly book plática—we're reading In the Province of the Gods by Kenny Fries Living Out: Gay and Lesbian Autobiographies A beguiling adventure...

Free Workshop: Methods for the Working Writer

Free Workshop: Methods for the Working Writer
06:00 pm - 11/01/2017

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★★★ RSVP at bsmyth@geminiink.org ★★★ ★★★SPACE IS LIMITED★★★ Gemini Ink is excited to be bringing acclaimed memoirist and poet KENNY FRIES...

Gemini Ink at Viva Tacoland

Gemini Ink at Viva Tacoland
06:30 pm - 05/12/2017

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2016 Mentorship Celebratory Reading

2016 Mentorship Celebratory Reading
06:00 pm - 04/01/2017

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Please join our 2016 Mentorship Celebration featuring mentors Amanda Ward and Connie Voisine, and their mentees: Meg Day, Rodney Gomez, Tom Pyun, Josefina Longoria,...

Two Nights of Fascinating Female Literary Characters

Two Nights of Fascinating Female Literary Characters
06:30 pm - 03/21/2017

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Join Professor Bonnie Lyons for discussions on Henrik Ibsen’s Nora of "A Doll’s House" and Hedda Gabler of "Hedda Gabler," and Tennessee Williams’ heroines...

Nights of Noir Spring Kick-Off Cocktail Party

Nights of Noir Spring Kick-Off Cocktail Party
05:00 pm - 02/08/2017

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Join us for a noir-tinged happy hour as we enjoy light fare, wine, and mixed drinks. We’ll toast Bogart-style to the first night of our 2017 crime fiction series....

Open House for Veterans Writing Collective

Open House for Veterans Writing Collective
06:30 pm - 01/18/2017

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Join us for a chance to find out about our Veterans Writing Collective kicking off this February. Hear from Sarah Colby, the facilitator of this writing collective,...

Home for the Holidays: Gemini Ink Open House

Home for the Holidays: Gemini Ink Open House
03:00 pm - 12/16/2016

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Home is where the poetry is! Join us for our annual open house celebrating the holiday season with treats, cocktails, and spoken-word awesomeness. We’ll have some...

Great Books Series: Voices On Violence

Great Books Series: Voices On Violence
06:30 pm - 12/15/2016

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Celebrate the richly textured worlds and irreplaceable voices of four classic authors this fall with Gemini Ink. Join our moderators San Antonio Poet Laureate Jenny...

Across the Seasons Reading

Across the Seasons Reading
06:00 pm - 12/09/2016

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Poetry reading from the Yearlong Gemini Ink Poetry Workshop: “Across the Seasons: Cultivating Deep Listening to Poetic Voice.” Readers will be: Kelly Anderson Janice...

Gemini Ink Mini-Bazaar

Gemini Ink Mini-Bazaar
12:00 pm - 12/05/2016

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Gemini Ink will be hosting a week-long mini-bazaar featuring a book sale, our hot-off-the-presses “Odes to Nature” calendar by children of the Ella Austin Community...

Great Books Series: Voices On Violence

Great Books Series: Voices On Violence
06:30 pm - 11/17/2016

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Celebrate the richly textured worlds and irreplaceable voices of four classic authors this fall with Gemini Ink. Join our moderators San Antonio Poet Laureate Jenny...

Macondo Young Writers’ Workshop

Macondo Young Writers’ Workshop
10:00 am - 07/13/2016

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Created by Texas Poet Laureate & Guadalupe Literary Arts Director Laurie Ann Guerrero, Macondo Young Writers’ Workshop is a free literary arts workshop open to...

Monthly Book Club — The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector

Monthly Book Club — The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector
12:00 pm - 06/24/2016

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Join us for our monthly book plática every last friday of the month at noon. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch. Free...

Two Nights of Chekhov, Wine, & Cheese

Two Nights of Chekhov, Wine, & Cheese
06:30 pm - 05/25/2016

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Spend an evening with UTSA Professor Bonnie Lyons, literary expert and impassioned reader, to delve into the life of Anton Chekhov, a writer widely considered to...

Two Nights of Chekhov, Wine, & Cheese

Two Nights of Chekhov, Wine, & Cheese
06:30 pm - 05/11/2016

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Spend an evening with UTSA Professor Bonnie Lyons, literary expert and impassioned reader, to delve into the life of Anton Chekhov, a writer widely considered to...

Chicana Great Books Series - Sonnets to Human Beings

Chicana Great Books Series - Sonnets to Human Beings
06:30 pm - 05/10/2016

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Celebrate the richly textured worlds and irreplaceable voices of four classic Chicana authors this spring with Gemini Ink. Join our moderator Patricia Portales,...

Monthly Book Club — A House of My Own by Sandra Cisneros

Monthly Book Club — A House of My Own by Sandra Cisneros
12:00 pm - 04/29/2016

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Join us for our monthly book plática every last friday of the month at noon. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch. Free...

An Evening of Literary and Wine Samplings at Gemini Ink

An Evening of Literary and Wine Samplings at Gemini Ink
06:30 pm - 04/26/2016

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Join us for an evening of both literary and culinary samplings, as we preview the summer installment of Jim La Villa-Havelin’s yearlong literary trip around the...

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism
06:30 pm - 04/21/2016

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Writing Lab with René Jaime González. Learn tactics to engage the active imagination using influences from Sufi poetry, eco-poetics, multicultural studies, and...

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism
06:30 pm - 04/14/2016

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Writing Lab with René Jaime González. Learn tactics to engage the active imagination using influences from Sufi poetry, eco-poetics, multicultural studies, and...

Laura Van Prooyen & Students Celebrate Their Poems

Laura Van Prooyen & Students Celebrate Their Poems
07:00 pm - 04/07/2016

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Join us for a poetry reading celebrating the work of students from our 2015 Gemini Ink Poetry Manuscript Workshop led by Laura Van Prooyen. The workshop was a seven-month...

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism
06:30 pm - 03/24/2016

At Gemini Ink

Writing Lab with René Jaime González. Learn tactics to engage the active imagination using influences from Sufi poetry, eco-poetics, multicultural studies, and...

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism
06:30 pm - 03/10/2016

At Gemini Ink

Writing Lab with René Jaime González. Learn tactics to engage the active imagination using influences from Sufi poetry, eco-poetics, multicultural studies, and...

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism
06:30 pm - 03/10/2016

At Gemini Ink

Writing Lab with René Jaime González. Learn tactics to engage the active imagination using influences from Sufi poetry, eco-poetics, multicultural studies, and...

2015 Mentorship Celebratory Reading & Wine Reception

2015 Mentorship Celebratory Reading & Wine Reception
07:00 pm - 02/27/2016

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Celebratory reading by participants in Gemini Ink's 2015 Mentorship Program. Featuring Carrie Fountain, John Phillip Santos, Danielle Sellers, Chris Yan, Joshua...

Monthly Book Club — Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich

Monthly Book Club — Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
12:00 pm - 02/26/2016

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Join us for our monthly book plática every last friday of the month at noon. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch. Free...

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism

Writing Lab | Engage the Active Imagination: Writing as Activism
06:30 pm - 02/18/2016

At Gemini Ink

Writing Lab with René Jaime González. Learn tactics to engage the active imagination using influences from Sufi poetry, eco-poetics, multicultural studies, and...

Chicana Great Books Series - The House On Mango Street

Chicana Great Books Series - The House On Mango Street
06:30 pm - 02/09/2016

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Celebrate the richly textured worlds and irreplaceable voices of four classic Chicana authors this spring with Gemini Ink. Join our moderator Patricia Portales,...

Monthly Book Club — M Train by Patti Smith

Monthly Book Club — M Train by Patti Smith
12:00 pm - 01/29/2016

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Join us for our monthly book plática every last friday of the month at noon. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch. Free...

Open Writers Lab

Open Writers Lab
06:30 pm - 01/25/2016

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This is a peer-driven workshop facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez and John McLennon—held the last Monday of every month. Bring 6-10 copies of...

Gemini Ink Open House Holiday Bash

Gemini Ink Open House Holiday Bash
12:00 pm - 12/18/2015

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Come visit Gemini Ink on Dec 18 anytime from 12-6pm for our year-end open house! It will feature a potluck, holiday music, and an open mic from 3-6pm so guests can...

An Evening With Marilyn Atlas

An Evening With Marilyn Atlas
06:30 pm - 09/26/2015

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Spend the evening with Hollywood trailblazer Marilyn Atlas. Among her credits as film producer are "Real Women Have Curves" for HBO, which won the Audience Award...

Mini–Conference: Like Oak Trees

Mini–Conference: Like Oak Trees
12:00 pm - 07/25/2015

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Gain insights from keynote speakers Dan Vera (one of the founders of Split this Rock and The Rainbow Coalition) and Jennifer Bartlett (speaking on her anthology...

Gemini Ink Summer Kickoff

Gemini Ink Summer Kickoff
07:00 pm - 07/10/2015

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Help us celebrate Summer 2015 and join us for our semester kickoff reading with Rod Davis, Bob Flynn & Barbara Jane Reyes. We'll have a little food, a little drink,...

BIG WORDS for The Big Give S.A.

BIG WORDS for The Big Give S.A.
11:00 am - 05/05/2015

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UPDATE: Now from 11am-8pm. 9 BIG hours! The Big Give SA is a 24-hour day of giving that will take place from midnight to midnight on May 5, 2015. In honor of...

Liberating Palabras: A Reading & Reception with Denise Chávez

Liberating Palabras: A Reading & Reception with Denise Chávez
06:00 pm - 04/09/2015

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Critically-acclaimed author and playwright Denise Chávez visits Our Lady of the Lake University for conversation and Q&A. Chávez will read from her new novel...

Great Books Series - Flannery O'Connor

Great Books Series - Flannery O'Connor
05:30 pm - 04/07/2015

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Our Great Books Series is back for 2015! Join us to discuss selected texts of Flannery O’Connor with readings by Rachel Hollon, moderated by Paul Martin. 2/24,...

Gemini Book Club

Gemini Book Club
12:00 pm - 03/27/2015

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Join us for our monthly book plática (talk) on March 27, 2015 at noon. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch. Phil Klay’s...

Great Books Series - Flannery O'Connor

Great Books Series - Flannery O'Connor
05:30 pm - 03/24/2015

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Our Great Books Series is back for 2015! Join us to discuss selected texts of Flannery O’Connor with readings by Rachel Hollon, moderated by Paul Martin. 2/24,...

Spring Fling Faculty Reading

Spring Fling Faculty Reading
06:30 pm - 03/20/2015

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Great Books Series - Flannery O'Connor

Great Books Series - Flannery O'Connor
05:30 pm - 03/10/2015

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Our Great Books Series is back for 2015! Join us to discuss selected texts of Flannery O’Connor with readings by Rachel Hollon, moderated by Paul Martin. 2/24,...

Member Writing Lab hosted by Julia Jarrell

Member Writing Lab hosted by Julia Jarrell
09:30 am - 03/06/2015

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Explore many genres of writing and build your voice in a focused, supportive environment. Hosted by Julia Jarrell. FREE to Gemini Ink members. Become a member...

Member Writing Lab:  Voice Lab with Julia Jarrell

Member Writing Lab: Voice Lab with Julia Jarrell
09:00 am - 03/06/2015

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Explore many genres of writing to build your voice in a focused, supportive environment. Hosted by Julia Jarrell. FREE to Gemini Ink members. Become a member...

Member Writing Lab:  Writing for Young Readers with Lisa Cortez Walden

Member Writing Lab: Writing for Young Readers with Lisa Cortez Walden
12:00 pm - 03/05/2015

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Make time to scribble that story for your child, or your inner child in this member-driven writer's lab, hosted by Lisa Cortez Walden. FREE to Gemini Ink members....

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