Upcoming Events

Women Writing for (a) Change Annual Author Series presents Beverly Coyle, author and playwright

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Friday, September 21, please join us for a staged reading and discussion of In Our Own Voice. This play, written by Beverly Coyle, shares the experiences of women veterans and those still serving in the armed forces. The work is sourced through a series of interviews with these women. Reception to follow.

Saturday, September 22, Beverly will facilitate a writing workshop titled Listening-Inspired Writing: Finding Hidden Treasure in the Stories of Others (the art of listening and interviewing to fuel an author's work).

With gratitude and appreciation to the anonymous donor who made this event possible.

Thanks to PSI, The Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute, NYC, for providing support for the actors for this staged reading.

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Friday, September 21 - 7:30-9:30 pm - In Our Own Voice - Staged Reading/Talk - No Charge

This play by Beverly Coyle shares the experiences of women veterans and those still serving in the armed forces (sourced through a series of interviews with these women.) Featuring Abby Doench, Brittany Freudiger, Laila Hameen and Hope Miller.

(A select number of paintings by local Navy veteran, artist, poet and muralist, Ricci Michaels, will be on display.)

Register HERE - at no charge - for the September 21 program, In Our Own Voice. Open to all genders 18 and older.

Please Note: You will be redirected to EventBrite in order to make reservations for the Friday night event. There will be no fee for this registration and you may request more than one ticket.
 
Saturday, September 22 - 1-4 pm - Listening-Inspired Writing: Finding Hidden Treasure in the Stories of Others - $50 Registration
 
Have you ever thought of recording and preserving the words of someone who can tell a great personal story or anecdote?  This workshop will delve into the art of listening and interviewing to guide you in the ways that writers use real stories to fuel their work. Whether you aspire to craft plays, short stories, essays or novels, (or poetry!) this writing workshop will explore useful tools for taking the spoken story or interview and turning it into a finished piece.  Bring along your muse to find inspiration in this unique workshop.
To register for the workshop, CLICK HERE. Open to all genders, 16+.
  
Beverly Coyle is the author of In Troubled Waters, both a Times “Notable Book” and an American Library Association’s “Ten Best Novels of the Year” selection (1994). Her novel The Kneeling Bus is taught at many universities and was Tampa University’s selection for the entering class of 2001. Beverly is Professor Emeritus at Vassar College and was also named visiting professor at Yale University, Yale Divinity School. Her play The Smoking Gun was produced as part of New York University’s TISCH Summer Play Festival (2009) under the direction of Drew Barr, assistant director of War Horse on Broadway. Beverly’s play Parallel Lives premiered at American Stage Theatre in St. Petersburg, Florida and is now scheduled to run at Orlando’s Performing Arts Center, 2015-­‐16. Beverly lives and writes in New York City.

 


A Taste of Wine & Art...with Words!

Women Writing for (a) Change invites you to an evening of
community, celebration and fun, all for the benefit of WWf(a)C!


Tickets $30 - Purchase Online or Mail check with reply form

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Enjoy the gallery art and conversation as you taste the wine and peruse the silent auction. Keyboard music by Mike Darrah and food by A Catered Affair. A short interlude in the event showcases several WWf(a)C writers reading their own brief pieces.

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