Calendar

April 4, 5, 6, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WORKSHOP
Hancock County Chamber of Commerce
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

A workshop for residents of Bay St. Louis, who experienced the full onslaught of Hurricane Katrina. Residents, many of whom are still living in FEMA trailers, will create a book to tell their stories.

March 24, 25, 26, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WORKSHOP
Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

This workshop is geared for seniors who lived in Santa Fe in the 1940s and 1950s. Their stories will be anthologized in a collection published by Free River Press as an official part of Santa Fe's 400th anniversary in 2010.

August 2, 2007
9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
WORKSHOP AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Scene writing exercise. Group organization work for core writers.

July 8 , 2007
PICNIC AND READING
Hyde Park, Little Tesuque Canpground
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe and Espanola Writers Group.

February 5, 6, and 7, 2006
WRITING WORKSHOP

Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe and Espanola Writers Group.

October 6, 7, and 8, 2006
STORY WRITING WORKSHOP

Center for Contemporary Arts
1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico

A community story writing workshop sponsored by CCA. Only four spaces leff. Free. To register call Diane Armitage at 505.982.1338.

September 30, 2006
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
REGIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP

Nara Visa Schoolhouse
Nara Visa, New Mexico

No charge. This workshop is open to all residents of northeast New Mexico. This one-day workshop is a follow-up to the two-day workshop held in May and is funded by the McCune Charitable Trust. Writings will be considered for anthologies on northern New Mexico and the Great Plains. To register call Travis Nelson at 505.633.2220 or Karen Bell at 505.633.2960.

September 29, 2006
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
BOOK READING, SIGNING AND DISCUSSION

El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe
1615-B Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Reading, discussion, and book signing for new title released AYER Y AHORA--YESTERDAY AND TODAY Stories of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico. September 29, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. BOOK RELEASE PARTY Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center 1121 Alto Street Santa Fe, New Mexico Reading and book signing for new title released AYER Y AHORA--YESTERDAY AND TODAY Stories of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico.

September 21 and 22, 2006
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day COMMUNITY WRITING WORKSHOP

Poeh Center The Pueblo of Pojoaque
Pojoaque, New Mexico

This workshop is open only to tribal members, who are documenting the rebuilding of their heritage after a diaspora of over three hundred years. This is a follow-up to the three-day workshop conducted this past June. The purpose is to develop a book to be published spring 2007.

June 13, 14, and 15, 2006
WRITING WORKSHOP
Poeh Center Pueblo of Pojoaque
Pojoaque, New Mexico

Rebuilding Tradition: Documenting the Recent History of the Pueblo of Pojoaque. A workshop for the people of the Pueblo of Pojoaque.

June 1, 2 and 3, 2006
WRITING WORKSHOP

Ancianos Senior Citizen Center
601 Lovato Place
Taos, New Mexico

This workshop is another in the series funded by the McCune Charitable Foundation, intended to document change in northern New Mexico. Open to all area residents. To register call Stever Romero at 505.758.4091. Free.

May 26, 27, and 28, 2006
WRITING WORKSHOP
Nara Visa Schoolhouse
Nara Visa, New Mexico

May 26 and 27
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
May 28
1:00 PM - 6 PM

This workshop is for residents of northeastern New Mexico and the western Texas Panhandle who want to document ranch and small town life in the region. The workshop is made possible by a grant from the McCune Charitable Foundation. To register call Travis Nelson at 505.633.2220 or Karen Bell at 505.633.2960. Free.

March 15, 16, and 17, 2006
9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. each day
WRITING WORKSHOP
Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

No fee.
This workshop is filled.

March 10, 11, and 12, 2006
WRITING WORKSHOP
Channing Community Center
Channing, Texas

Friday March
10: 1:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Saturday March 11:
9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Sunday March 12:
1:00 to 9:00 P.M.


No fee.
This community writing workshop is open to all residents of the northern Panhandle. Its primary purpose is to document ranch life in this region.

February 22, 23, and 24, 2006
9 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
WRITING WORKSHOP
Santa Cruz Community Senior Center
Santa Cruz, New Mexico

No fee.
This community storytelling workshop is open to any senior residents in Santa Cruz, Chimayo, El Rancho, and surrounding villages. Stories developed in this workshop will be considered for publication in an anthology by residents of northern New Mexico. This workshop has three openings left.

Jan. 23, 24, 25, 30, and 31, 2006
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM each day.
WRITING WORKSHOP

Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

This workshop, funded by the McCune Charitable Foundation, is one of a series of writing workshops Free River Press will conduct this winter to document cultural change in northern New Mexico. Workshop is almost full, but people from all three cultures may still register. Call 505-955-4721 for more information.

December 3-4, 2005
WRITING WORKSHOP
West Side YMCA, 65 W. 63rd Street
New York, New York

Cost: $150. For more information write info@freeriverpress.org

September 15-18, 2005
COMMUNITY STORIES PROJECT
Marshfield, Wisconsin

This fall residents of Marshfield, Wisconsin will host a three-day writing workshop which will bring together 20 participants to envision their community's future. The published workshop writings will stimulate Marshfield residents to engage in a wider public dialogue on their community's assets and needs, and how they might fulfill those needs. The last day of this four-day session is devoted to teaching the participants the writing workshop and group facilitation methods.

September 10, 2005
WRITING WORKSHOP

Westside YMCA

August 26-29, 2005
(Workshop: Aug 26-28; Public Reading: Aug. 29)
STAX MUSEUM OF AMERICAN SOUL MUSIC

(By invitation only)

926 E. McLemore Ave.
Memphis, TN 38106

Stax Records was a major R&B and Soul Music label in the 1960s and 1970s. Many of its artists, white and black, lived in the studio's neighborhood. This four-day workshop will bring residents and former Stax artists and employees together to record their recollections of Stax Records and the area. These will be included in a book of photographs, stories, and essays documenting Stax Records.

For information on the reading call: 901.942.7685

June 9, 10, 13, 15, 17, 2005
WRITING WORKSHOP

Decorah Public Library
202 Winnebago St.
Decorah, Iowa

This five-day workshop is open only to senior residents of Winneshiek, Howard, Allamakee, and Fayette Counties in northeast Iowa. They will be recording personal recollections of their area. This workshop is funded by Iowa Humanities and is free of charge. Particpants need not attend all five days. For further information call 563.382.3717