Jul
7
to Jul 28

Summer 2018 Writing Studio

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Join the Story Lab for our annual 4-week summer writing workshop, running Saturday, July 7th until Saturday, July 28th. Try your hand at screenwriting, poetry, flash fiction, creative non-fiction and essay. Accomplished writers will be joining us weekly to read their work and talk about the writing life. Students in the workshop will also have the opportunity to be published in our annual chapbook "Headwaters No. 1". Admission is free and open to all students in grades 6-12. Donations are welcome. To apply, submit the form below and include a piece of your original writing or a paragraph about why you want to join our writers' circle. We'll respond via email with registration details!

We will be meeting once a week on Saturday mornings for this workshop. 1030am - 12pm at the Main Library's Teen Room.

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May
5
10:30 AM10:30

OutSpoken: A Springtime Open-mic

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Join New South Story Lab for its spring open-mic and fundraiser: OutSpoken 2018. Writers of any age are invited to read their original work or a favorite piece from a writer you love. We're returning to one of our fave spots in the city: the quirky, the fabulous Bee Nice Stage in Capitol Heights. Brunch refreshments, coffee, juice and mimosas for adults will be served. A suggested $10 donation for admission and food. All proceeds support the Story Lab's free writing programming for local emerging writers, as well as our outreach at the East Baton Rouge Detention Center. 

WHEN: Saturday, May 5th | 10:30am - 12:00pm

WHERE: Bee Nice Stage, 4205 Capitol Heights

WHAT: OutSpoken, A Spring Open-mic & Fundraiser

WHO: Come support writers and readers of all ages. Proceeds to benefit New South Story Lab

RSVP Here! Be sure to mention if you'd like some time at the mic. xoxo

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