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Table Talk with Amy Bloom

table talk amy bloomFrom the Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Fall break is almost upon us and what better time to take stock of your writing projects? Come hash out your ideas with Amy Bloom, your friends, and free snacks! Bring concepts, outlines, drafts, or whatever you have for a great discussion of all things prose.

Date: Thursday, October 22
Time: 5 PM – 7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center (167 High St.)
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Table Talk With Amy Bloom

table talkFrom the Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Drop/add is over and it’s time to get down to the daily grind. Brighten things up by discussing your ideas with a professional writer and your peers. Bring all your plans (drafts, outlines, concepts, you name it!) for all things prose to workshop them with Amy Bloom and the Wesleyan writing community.

Free snacks, great people, and valuable critique! Don’t miss this chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing, or anyone else’s.

Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

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Table Talk With Amy Bloom

11100864_816570028417590_8375788788519409747_nFrom the Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Amy Bloom is coming back for one final Table Talk before school ends! Bring your ideas, your outlines, your drafts, whatever, and workshop them with Amy and others. This is a great chance to get some feedback before you work on things over summer!

Special end-of-semester snacks! Free coffee! Don’t miss this chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing, or anyone else’s.

Date: Thursday, April 30
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

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Table Talk with Amy Bloom

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PSA from The Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Have a story, a screenplay, a paper, a script that you want to workshop? Luckily for you, Amy Bloom is coming back one last time to talk all things prose!

Free snacks, awesome people, and the chance to praise, pity, and parse your writing, or anyone else’s. Don’t miss it!

Date: Thursday, November 20th
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

 


Pitch Party with Amy Bloom and Betsy Traube

10435614_735306233210637_2088184347111755099_nFrom the folks at the Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Interested in film or television and want to learn to pitch like a pro? Professors Amy Bloom and Betsy Traube will be hosting a pitching workshop and competition at the Shapiro Center!

The competition will allow groups of up to three people to pitch a concept for 2 minutes. The winning team will receive resources to produce their project: a workshop session with screenwriter’s lounge, one weekend of gear access, and $100 in production funding!

Groups MUST SIGN UP PRIOR TO EVENT in order participate in the competition. In order to do so, please fill out this Google Form here. Again, if you don’t sign up before the Pitch Party, you CANNOT COMPETE, though all are welcome to come get tips and listen to others.

Don’t miss an awesome chance to learn this crucial skill from industry professionals! Hosted by the Shapiro Creative Writing Center and Screenwriter’s Lounge.

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 8-10 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

Pitch Party with Amy Bloom and Betsy Traube

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From the Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Interested in film or television and want to learn to pitch like a
pro? Professors Amy Bloom and Betsy Traube will be hosting a pitching
workshop and competition at the Shapiro Center!

The competition will allow groups of up to three people to pitch a
concept for 2 minutes. The winning team will receive resources to
produce their project: a workshop session with screenwriter’s lounge,
one weekend of gear access, and $100 in production funding!

Groups MUST SIGN UP PRIOR TO EVENT in order participate in the
competition. In order to do so, please fill out this Google Form. Again, if you don’t sign up before
the Pitch Party, you CANNOT COMPETE, though all are welcome to come
get tips and listen to others.

Don’t miss an awesome chance to learn this crucial skill from industry
professionals! Hosted by the Shapiro Creative Writing Center and
Screenwriter’s Lounge

Date: Thursday, November 20th
Time: 8:00-10:00 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

Writing for Television Info Session

From Amanda Distler ’15:

Interested in Amy Bloom‘s famous Writing for Television class, held this spring? You know you are!

Professor Bloom is now accepting applications at amy[at]amybloom[dot]com. A description is available on WesMaps and all apps are due by November 10th!

Come to Shapiro on Monday night to get the insider scoop on the application process and the class itself. Past syllabi will be available and I’ll be answering questions about POI requests and expectations!

Date: Tonight
Time: 7-8 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

Creating Children’s Books Info Session

Genna DeGroot ’15 hates kids and art:

Like children’s books? Interested in learning how to make one? Well hot diggity are you in luck because Amy Bloom, Wesleyan’s author in residence, is teaching her amazing course on “Creating Children’s Books” in the spring. This is a really fun and challenging workshop class that allows students to develop their storytelling and illustration skills, culminating in the creation of their very own children’s book at the end of the semester.

Check the course description on wesmaps. We’re accepting (informal) applications for the class November 3rd—just send an email to amy(at)amybloom(dot)com and gdegroot(at)wesleyan(dot)edu to express your interest in the class and set up an interview. Interviews start November 10th!

I’ll be hosting an information session about the class at 5pm on November 4th in the Shapiro Creative Writing Center to answer any questions you guys might have about the class—come by!

Date: November 4
Time: 5pm
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Lair

Table Talk with Amy Bloom

An invitation from the Shapiro Writing Center:

Bummed that you missed the first Table Talk of the year? Have more writing-related woes? Just haven’t had enough of those delicious Shapiro Center animal crackers in your life lately? You’re in luck! Amy Bloom is coming back for another discussion of all things prose!
Join Professor Bloom for snacks, prizes, and talk of stories, papers, and screenplays. Praise, pity, and parse your writing, or anyone else’s!

Date: Thursday, October 23rd
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

Table Talk with Amy Bloom

Screenshot 2014-09-21 14.01.54From the Shapiro Creative Writing Center:

Join Wesleyan Writer-in-Residence Amy Bloom for a discussion of all things prose. Bring papers, creative writing, and all reading/writing issues to discuss with Professor Bloom and your peers. Come to the Shapiro Center for snacks, prizes, and a chance to praise, pity, and parse your own writing, or anyone else’s!

Date: Thursday, September 25
Time: 5-7 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street