New paperback release of Pumping Granite by Mike D'Orso

New paperback release of Pumping Granite by Mike D'Orso

There's always a lot going on in Tidewater, whether you're a reader, a writer or poet, or just looking for some literary fun. Check out this week's special events and deadlines!

Writers' Events

Chesapeake Romance Writers
Writers First - 2013 Writer's Retreat

Thursday, May 30, thorough Sunday, June 2
Chanco on the James
Surry, Virginia

From the press release: "Join fellow writers for a weekend of networking, camaraderie and writing. Set your goals to succeed and don't stop until you reach the top."

Cost for the two-day retreat:

  • CRW/RWA members: $180
  • Non-members: $225

Cost for Saturday only:

  • Workshops: $55
  • With Dinner: $65

Registration includes meals, workshop materials and lodging

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, May 6

The registration form and additional information can be found at the group's website.

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POETRY SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA
POETRY FESTIVAL

Friday, May 17, through Sunday, May 18
Williamsburg, Norge Library

Workshops, reader events, seminars and more, including a banquet with live music.

Costs:

  • Full conference attendance - $55
  • Friday evening banquet - $25
  • Saturday lunch - $12