Memoirs are made about growing up in Virginia. Documentaries are filmed about the people and places here. Numerous periodicals explore all aspects of life in our diverse state. We have big cities, small towns, swamps, beaches, mountains, and farms. Our stories are as varied as our history.
Explore how to make Virginia a part of a non-fiction work with literary agent Howard Yoon, photojournalist John Henley, and moderator Kristen Green.
Topics will include:
• How Virginia offers us landscapes and places with real-life stories
• Ideas for exploring the stories, places, and people of Virginia
• What writing close to home does for non-fiction
• The forms of non-fiction we’ve seen in Virginia–journalism, documentaries, and more…
$12 members | $15 non-members | $5 students
Social: 6pm | Show: 6:45pm
Wednesday, May 27th
1609 West Broad Street (free parking at Lowe’s)
The Writing Show, described as Inside the Actor’s Studio meets the New York Times bestseller list, happens live in Richmond the last Wednesday of the month. The host is James River Writers, a nonprofit whose mission is to build community by connecting and inspiring writers and readers in central Virginia. Learn more at: http://www.jamesriverwriters.org/may-writing-show-writing-virginia-into-non-fiction