1. CMC Thursday Night Poetry Jam

    Gainesville’s longest-running open mic poetry reading–25 years and counting. All styles invited–from Beat to Baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic, and everything in between. All forms of word-based art welcome: poetry of every possible sort, short prose, miniature theatrical pieces, word-centered performance art,…

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  2. Black Women Write Writing Workshop for all Writing Levels

    Join us for two days of writing prompts, publishing advice, and Sisterhood. Writing materials, snacks, and lunch are provided for both days. VIP registration includes 1 hour of Creativity Coaching to help you design creativity goals or 3 – 20 minute Creative Accountability Calls to…

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  3. Polish Up that Manuscript

    A new program each month (usually on the 2nd Sunday, but check the The March 12 program: Get your manuscript ready for publication in this workshop, led by small press owner Arielle Haughee, where we will discuss tightening prose, the most common copy…

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  4. Writers Alliance of Gainesville: Character Building: Outside the Box – by Kathy Dobronyi

    Kathy Dobronyi, a passionate storyteller and writer, will speak at the Writers Alliance of Gainesville meeting on October 8, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. at the Millhopper branch of the Alachua County Library. The program is free and open to the public. Every writer has strengths…

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  5. “Words on the Paper” Writing Workshop

  6. 42nd Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show

    The annual Downtown Festival & Art Show is the largest free celebration of art in north Florida. Each fall, the Downtown Festival transforms the streets of downtown Gainesville into a celebration of art and culture on Saturday, Nov. 18th and Sunday, Nov 19th from 10a.m….

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