Take an acting class to improve your characters. Saturday, May 2, 8:45 am to noon, 1325 Logan St. Kathleen McCall Thompson, star of the Denver stage, will lead writers through some of the exercises actors use to get into character. Bring a short scene with a troublesome character, and work on it with Thompson and [read more]
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Unknown Writers’ Contest sponsored by the Denver Woman’s Press Club. Nonfiction 1st – Nova Loverro – “Yellow” 2nd – Mollie Rue – “Swamp Sister” 3rd – Doris Sanders – “Rage on the Road” Fiction 1st – DeAnna Culpepper – “On Dress Blues and Black Holes” 2nd – Cynthia [read more]
$25 per person
Free parking in lot north of clubhouse
Kathleen McCall, a leading Denver actress, will show writers how actors work with a script to turn description and dialog into movement, expression, and character. After leading warm-up exercises for the entire group, she will focus on individual scenes to help writers use acting techniques to flesh out their characters.
at DWPC, Denver
Susanna Kelly Engbers will join her aunt, DWPC member Suzanne Young, as Young launches the fifth book in her mystery series. Engbers will speak about women orators of the progressive Era (1880-1920) and about tactics for making persuasive presentations. Engbers teaches rhetoric, writing and literature at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Mich. Young’s latest book is “Murder by Arrangement.”
Colorado Poet Laureate Joseph Hutchison will speak at the DWPC Poetry Event about the poetry of witness. Hutchinson co-edited Malala: Poems for Malala Yousafzai. The anthology consists of tributes from around the world to the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for advocating for the right of girls to pursue an education. Hutchison will tell the story of how the 2013 book became a fundraiser for the Malala Fund. The presentation is timely, as Malala is visiting Denver in June.