Alright, wordsmiths. It’s time to get your write on! The Flint Festival of Writers begins on Friday, September 13, with a kick-off party at the Ferris Wheel from 6pm-9pm. Join your local writers for food, drink and live music. Jump into some creative writing activities and find a new story to latch onto during a free book giveaway.
After the Friday night festivities, the festival gets going early Saturday morning with a welcome party at 9am. After enjoy a full day of activities and learning at the Ferris Wheel.
9:30am – What I Wish I Knew: Four Writers Share Their Experiences Writing and Publishing Featuring Bob Campbell, Jonah Mixon-Webster, Ben Pauli, and LaTashia Perry
11:00am – Art Activism and Ecopoetics: Exploring Your Environment through Lyrical and Conceptual Methods Workshop with Jonah Mixon-Webster
12:00pm – Book Fair Opens for Business
12:30pm – Poetry by Design: A Broadside Making Workshop with Elizabeth O, Connell-Thompson
2:00pm – Anthology Launch Party and Open Mic with the Teen/Tween Writers Workshop
3:30pm – Writing Our Stories: A Nonfiction Workshop with Kelsey Ronan
5:00pm – A Featured Reading with LaTashia Perry
After the final reading, head on over to Totem Books for the after party and open mic beginning at 7:00pm. Join other attendees for food, drink, and open mic good times.