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Winter With the Writers

2019 Season

Our 2019 season features Mike Birbiglia & Jen Hope Stein, Liz Allen, Brian Turner, Barbara Hamby, Jennifer Clement and a finalist for the 2018 National Book Awards.

A Look Back at the 2019 Winter With the Writers Season

Read Melissa Simon’s Recap of the 2019 Season
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  • February 6, 2019
    Film Screening of “Don’t Think Twice” with Mike Birbiglia and Jen Hope Stein
    Join us for a screening of “Don’t Think Twice” - writer, director and star Mike Birbiglia and consulting producer Jen Hope Stein will join us via Skype.
  • February 7, 2019
    Liz Allen: Improv Class
    Improv coach, director and performer, Liz Allen will share her expertise teaching an Improv Class. With 25 years of experience, Liz has taught hundreds of workshops at colleges and corporations nationwide.
  • February 14, 2019
    Brian Turner: Reading with The Interplanetary Acoustic Team
    Brian Turner is a poet and memoirist who served seven years in the US Army. His recent memoir, My Life as a Foreign Country, has been called, “achingly, disturbingly, shockingly beautiful.”
  • February 21, 2019
    Barbara Hamby: Reading
    Barbara Hamby is the author of six books of poems, most recently Bird Odyssey (2018). Hamby teaches at Florida State University where she is Distinguished University Scholar.
  • February 28, 2019
    Jennifer Clement: Joint Reading
    Jennifer Clement is the first woman to be elected President of PEN International, a worldwide association of writers, founded in London in 1921 to promote friendship and intellectual co-operation among writers everywhere.
  • February 28, 2019
    Daniel Gumbiner: Joint Reading
    Daniel Gumbiner is a National Book Award nominee for his first book, The Boatbuilder. He works as the managing editor of The Believer.