Upcoming Events

Find about author signings, reading and writing workshops in and around the Dayton area. Make sure to sign up for our weekly email newsletter.

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September 2016

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  • Dayton Metro Library’s Poetry Contest Opens
  • First Tuesday Writing Workout with Katrina Kittle, $10
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  • Frank Warren "PostSecret Live"
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  • Basics of Plot Development with Rob E. Boley
  • Dayton Literary Peace Prize : Celebrating Peace
  • Local Author Helen Moss
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  • Teen writing contest opens for entries, $3,000 prize
  • Award-Winning Local Authors to Showcase Recent Books
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  • Roald Dahl Day!
  • Moving a True Story to Fiction
  • Moving a True Story to Fiction with Kathryn Lang-Slattery
  • Margaret Peterson Haddix
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  • Life writing class kickoff with Katrina Kittle, $165
  • Craft class on dialogue kickoff with Katrina Kittle, $165
  • Novellas, Short Stories, and Deleted Scenes?
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  • Altered Book Project with Sarah Strong
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  • Collaging for Inspiration with Jeanne Estridge, $45
  • Finding a Venue for Your Work
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  • Ridley Pearson
  • UD Speaker Series: Lawrence Lessig
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  • Bust Out of Your Writing Rut!
  • Kevin Sands and James Ponti
  • PechaKucha Dayton
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  • Write On! Christian Writing Conference
  • History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder Walk at Woodland Cemetery
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  • Kyle Kondik
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  • Richard Paul Evans debuts new Michael Vey book
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  • Norwegian kids author, Tone Almhjell
  • Live chat with Kristina McBride
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  • Wright Writers of Dayton Authors Panel
  • An Evening with Sonia Manzano
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  • Dayton Metro Library Poetry Contest Closes