The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club, Inc.
Serving the cities of Charlottesville, Staunton, Lexington, and Waynesboro and the counties of
Albemarle, Augusta, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange and Rappahannock

JULY 22, 7-8:30pm - Winners of the 2015 Blue Ridge Writers Golden Nib Writing Contest will be announced and presented awards followed by member readings of poetry and prose. Sign up by JULY 19 to read by contacting Linda Layne and include a copy of your reading selection. Winners are welcome to read from their winning contest entry. Readings are limited to 3-5 minutes per person. ***This event will be video recorded and shared on the Blue Ridge Writers YouTube channel.***

LOCATION:  Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Conference Room, Boars Head Place, Charlottesville, VA. Enter Boars Head Inn Complex off Route 250 (Ednam Road) and take the first road on the left (Boars Head Place). You'll be entering a parking lot. Park and walk up the stairs along the right edge of the grassy area. The Conference Room entrance is the third door on the right. 

SWAG WRITERS (Our Staunton-Waynesboro-Augusta writers) - "Write-In" every Monday afternoon, 1-4pm, at Blue Mountain Coffees in Staunton, VA. (Not a meeting...just a meet-up to share positive writing vibes.) "Open Mic" every second Wednesday in Staunton, VA, locations announced. For more information, contact Clifford Garstang 

AUGUST 1 (all day) - VWC Writers Symposium, "Navigating Your Writing Life: Balancing Craft & Business" - V. Earl Dickinson Fine & Performing Arts Center, Piedmont VA Community College, Charlottesville, VA. Advance registration and fee required. More information at:

NO MEETING on Fourth Wednesday in AUGUST.

More details on events and upcoming writing contests will be in the Blue Ridge Writers newsletter distributed by e-mail to current dues-paying members.

For more information, e-mail our meeting facilitator Linda Layne 
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