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Creative Writing Workshop with author Carmiel Banasky

  • When Apr 19, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM (US/Pacific / UTC-700)
  • Where Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, Inc 2020 Auburn Ave, Baker City, Oregon 97814
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Critically acclaimed author of the novel “The Suicide of Claire Bishop”, Carmiel Banasky will be coming to Baker and Union County Libraries April 19th-21st to teach creative writing works shops as part of anArtPlaceAmerica grant. 

Join author Carmiel Banasky to learn about Ekphrastic (art-motivated) writing, character development and other craft elements through shown paintings and writing prompts. Following the workshop there will be a reading and writing process discussion with time for questions.

This workshop is free. No registration is necessary. 

A few copies of Banasky's novel will be available for purchase at the event. To reserve a copy, please call Betty's Books at (541) 523-7551.

Carmiel Banasky is a writer, editor, and teacher from Portland, OR. Her work has appeared in Glimmer Train, PEN America, American Short Fiction, Slice, Guernica, The Rumpus, and on NPR, among other places.

All the workshops are FREE and the dates and locations are as follows.

April 19th in Baker City at 7pm at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center 2020 Auburn Ave. 

April 20th in Richland at 6:30 pm at the Richland Library

April 21st in LaGrande at 6pm at the Cook Memorial Library 2006 4th Street. 

"Funding for this program is provided by Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO) through an ArtPlace America grant. LEO is a nonprofit organization that serves libraries in its 15-county service area with programs, online services, and advocacy. Funding from the ArtPlace America grant aims to provide arts-based programming at libraries through various hands-on workshops, presentations, and art exhibits for patrons of all ages."