Summer, 2017 Dear Friend, At the Gloucester Writers Center, we believe in the power of words – they can destroy walls and build bridges. The GWC provides a haven for writing, storytelling, dialogue and visioning. Our commitment to inclusion, without regard to tribe or station, remains central to our mission. In the coming […]
The Gloucester Historical Commission invites the public to attend the annual 2017 Preservation Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2 to 4 pm at the Cape Ann Museum in Gloucester. May is National Historic Preservation Month, and each year the Commission recognizes outstanding cultural heritage preservation, restoration, and education projects, based on the following […]
Dispatches from the Poetry Wars, Dispatches Editions, and Spuyten Duyvil Press are extremely happy to announce the publication of RESIST MUCH / OBEY LITTLE Inaugural Poems to the Resistance Edited by Michael Boughn, John Bradley, Brenda Cardénas, Lynne DaSilva-Johnson, Kass Fleisher, Roberto Harrison, Kent Johnson, Andrew Levy, Nathaniel Mackey, Rubén Medina, Philip Metres, […]
Writers Resist: Don’t Tread On Us Listen to the podcast here. On Sunday, January 15, local authors and others from the arts community gathered at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center to reaffirm their commitment to the First Amendment and the freedoms of Democracy. Cosponsored by the Gloucester Writers Center, the Eastern Point Lit House, the […]
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Congratulations! The Gloucester Writers Center is proud to announce the winners of the Bianchini Write On Award. First Place Lenore Balliro “A Dream of Revenge in Film Noir” Honorable Mention Margaret Quinn “Rest in Peace” We invite you to our August Fish Tales to hear their stories. Thank you to all who entered!
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Maud / Olson Library. The library will open to the public on June 18 from 1-4 p.m. In the evening we will celebrate with music and poetry at The Tavern. Read about the Maud / Olson Library here. Tickets A Night at The Tavern $35.00 […]
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Charles Olson’s Table Maud/Olson Library, 108 E. Main Street, Gloucester, MA Peter Anastas Sitting at the long, wide, wooden, cigarette-burn-spotted trestle table at the Gloucester Writers Center’s new Ralph Maud/Charles Olson Library at 108 E. Main Street, only steps from the Center itself, I couldn’t help thinking about the first time I saw that […]
The Gloucester Writers Center spans the generations with memory and imagination, and the community responds. Your participation makes our work possible. Please read our annual letter and give what you can. Follow this link, press the donate button at the top right of our homepage, or send a check to 126 East Main Street. No […]
Linda Finigan, Carole Frohlich, and M. Lynda Robinson at the women’s playwriting festival, “Our Voices,” at Wellesley College in September. Their plays were developed in the Writing a 10-Minute Play Workshop and were selected from many submissions to be part of the Festival. Join us for our next staged reading of 10-minute plays on Sunday, […]