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November 2018

WCWF Poetry Slam with WordHorde

November 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
CMU Houston Room 138, 1100 North Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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  WESTERN COLORADO WRITERS’ FORUM POETRY SLAM 2018 RULES Guaranteed performance slots will be given to the first ten people in each age category who pre-register for the event by e-mailing contact information to [email protected] You should include your name, address, phone number, age, and e-mail. Once the slate is filled, a waiting list will be compiled in case there is a vacancy. The contest will be run by the Word Horde. Judges will be selected from the audience prior…

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December 2018

Writers’ Night at the Library – December

December 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Library, 443 N 6th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Free
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March 2019

Writers’ Night – March 5, 2019

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Free workshop about learning to write with accomplished author, James VanPelt.

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Words For Change – with Stephen Trimble – Keynote Only

March 16 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Colorado Mesa University Ballroom, 12th and Elm
Grand Junction, CO 81501
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$10

  Note: This event listing is for the Keynote only at 9 am.  If you wish to also attend the workshops after the keynote, please register at the event with that name. Students with ID are free, but please register at: [email protected] You can pay the morning of the event.  Questions, call 970-261-1820 or send to gmail address.

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Words for Change – With Stephen Trimble – Keynote + 2 Workshops

March 16 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Colorado Mesa University Ballroom, 12th and Elm
Grand Junction, CO 81501
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$15

  If you want to reserve a spot in specific workshops ahead of time, please go to [email protected] and leave your name and 2 workshops choices. Or you can register for the workshops the morning of the event.  Workshops will be presented twice.  Size is limited to 15 people each. Students are free, but if you want workshop reservations, please go to gmail site above and enter preferences. Questions/comments: Write to [email protected] or call 970- 261-1820.

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April 2019

Poetry Slam and Firkin Fundraiser – April 1, 2019

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

NO FOOLING! Kannah Creek Brewing Company on 12th and Orchard is hosting a fundraiser for the Writers' Forum. Proceeds from sales from a special keg of beer will be donated to WCWF. What could go better with beer than a poetry slam hosted by Corey Spurlock?  Younger slammers will perform earlier in the evening, with adult slammers going later.  Please note sign-up requirements if you wish to be a contestant. Cash Prizes will be awarded.

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April Writers’ Night – Tuesday, April 2

April 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grand Junction Art Center, 1803 No. 7th
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
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Free

Come to our Free workshop at the Grand Junction Art Center. Please register so we can provide enough handouts for everyone. Colleen's latest book will be available.

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Wings for the Earthbound

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Four exceptional artists will perform or describe their aspects of their work and then join in a panel discussion about their process, thoughts, inspirations, and challenges of living a creative life. They include: poet, Luis Lopez; fiber artist, Sue VanVorhesse, Violinist, Alisha Bean, and concert tenor, Jack Delmore. There will be an open mic afterwords. Wine and light snacks available. Members of KAFM and WCWF may attend for free. Non-members are $10. Membership can be purchased at the door. This event used to be called "Rabbit Holes."

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May 2019

May Writer’s Night – with Dr. Jennifer Hancock – May 7, 2019

May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grand Junction Art Center, 1803 No. 7th
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
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Come to our Free workshop at the Grand Junction Art Center.

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Poetry Workshop – with Jodie Hollander – May 11, 2019

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Center For Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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There is music in you! Find out how to convey it to the page in this interactive workshop with internationally honored poet, Jodie Hollander. This interactive workshop is $20 for members, $30 for non-members. Places are limited so please register soon. Held in the light-filled solarium on the second floor of the WCWF home, Center for Independence.

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