River of Words Tributary Workshops: November

Come and write the waters and watersheds of Rhode Island throughout the month of November, in affiliation with the RI Council for the Humanities, the RI Center for the Book, Climate Anxiety Counseling, and the River of Words contest!

Workshop leader: Kate Schapira
Location: Providence Place Mall
Workshop date: Sunday, November 16th, 2-3 pm
Open to the public: yes
Closest water: Providence River
Contact: kjschapira@hotmail.com
NOTE: This workshop may involve costumes. We’ll see.

 

Workshop leader: Jennifer Romans
Location: Smith Hill Library, 31 Candace Street, Providence, RI
Workshop date: Thursday, November 20, 4 pm start time
Program: Read and Rap
Open to the public: Yes, to any interested children and teens
Contact: jromans AT provcomlib DOT org with interest and questions
Closest water: Woonasquatucket River, Providence River

 

Workshop leader: Amy Pickworth
Location: Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI
Workshop date: Sunday, November 23
Open to the public: Yes, and appropriate for families
Contact: amypickworth AT gmail DOT com with interest and questions
Closest water: Blackstone River

 

Workshop leader: Tina Cane
Location: Calcutt Middle School, Central Falls, RI
Workshop date: Tuesday, November 25
Program: Writers-in-the-Schools
Open to the public: no
Closest water: Blackstone River

 

Workshop leader: Kate Schapira
Location: 186 Carpenter St.
Workshop date: Sunday, November 30th, 12-2pm
Program: Frequency Writers (Open Hours)
Open to the public: yes
Contact: kjschapira AT hotmail DOT com
Closest water: Woonsquatucket River, Providence River

 

Workshop leader: Darcie Dennigan
Location: 186 Carpenter Street, Providence, RI
Workshop date: Sunday, Nov 30th
Program: Frequency Writers
Open to the public: no, but …
Contact: darciedennigan AT gmail DOT com if you’d like to do the exercises on your own
Closest water: Woonasquatucket River, Providence River

 

Participants’ work will be eligible for entry into the River of Words contest (if they’re under 18) or a companion publication of adult participants’ work (if they’re 18+).

 

All workshops are free. If you would like to lead or host one, please get in touch with Kate at the above address. Looking forward to writing the waters with you.

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