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July 2020

Poetry Critique

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The People's InkPoetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at peoplespoetry.hanna@gmail.com.This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a poet and how the critique…

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Poetry Critique

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The People's InkPoetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at peoplespoetry.hanna@gmail.com.This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a poet and how the critique…

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The People’s Colloquium Tuesday Night Virtual Open Mic!

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please read: We are testing out having one open mic a month on a Tuesday at 8pm PST, and one on a Monday at 6:30pm PST. This event is on Monday, July 27th, at 6:30pm. Here's how the signup sheet is organized: - If you are a member of The People’s Colloquium, there are two spots for members only. If you are signing up to read and they are free, please consider taking those first. - The Special Guest Slots…

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Poetry Critique

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The People's InkPoetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at peoplespoetry.hanna@gmail.com.This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a poet and how the critique…

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Poetry Critique

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The People's InkPoetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at ana.michalowsky@gmail.com .This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a poet and how the…

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Writer’s Critique Group

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If this will be your first attendance, please contacts us at josueeh3@gmail.com to arrange your observation. Include information about yourself, your writing, your goals as a writer, and how the critique groups can best help you meet your goals. We'll respond with meeting information and details for your attendance. Our Tuesday critique groups are appropriate for writers of all intentions and backgrounds. We typically have between 40-50 participants in attendance each week, most of whom will not RSVP on meetup.com.…

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Story Symposium – Introductory Meeting

July 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Story Symposium is a writing discussion group that looks at all the elements of storytelling from the perspectives of craft and theory. Over time I hope to generate a useful taxonomy of resources, organizing topics from general to specific. For example, dividing the category of story into narrative and form (prose in this case). We'll discuss topics such as: narratology, psychology, mythology, rhetoric, and poetics—everything that factors into effective storytelling. As we break storytelling down into its components, we'll investigate…

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Speculative, Philosophical, and Experimental Writing Critique Group

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

As the title suggests, we'll critique writing that is speculative (sci-fi, fantasy, horror, surrealism, slipstream, etc.), philosophical (idea-driven, writing with a message, etc.), and experimental (unusual language, visual/musical aspects, transgressive, etc.). All writing submitted for critique should fit at least one of these categories, and ideally, more than one. Of course, the written works and authors that inspire us may vary, and widely. Nonetheless, here's a list of some written works and authors that have inspired me, and which we…

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August 2020

Poetry Critique

August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The People's InkPoetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at ana.michalowsky@gmail.com .This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a poet and how the…

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Writer’s Critique Group

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Greetings, fellow writer. Do you seek to someday have a short story published in a literary magazine? Do you dream of finally finishing that novel that’s been living in the back of your head for the past few years now? Congratulations, because you’ve found what you’ve been looking for, and it won’t cost you a dime. We’re The People’s Colloquium, a nonprofit community of aspiring writers who seek to help each other grow and perfect our art. We’re open to…

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