Schedule and Location

Welcome to the Sarasota Writers Group Blog. Meetings are held the first and third Wednesday of the month at the Nokomis Fire Station, located just a few blocks south of Albee Road (where Matthews-Currie Ford is located) at Pavonia Road. We are on the west, or bay side, of U.S. 41, by the Fire Station's flashing yellow caution traffic light. If you are coming from the south on US 41, we are just north of Dona Bay. Turn on Pavonia and pull to the far end, or west side, of the firehall. Please do not block the fire doors! We meet in the training room on the far side of the complex. Gathering time: 6:00 pm Meeting called to order: 6:30 pm Ten minute break: 7:50 pm Meeting Finishes at 9:00 pm

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Jeff Parker reading

Sunday November 18, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST 

Join Jeff at Bookstore 1, 1359 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34236, this Sunday, November 18, to hear Hermitage writer Jeff Parker read from his work.  Jeff's work is hip and contemporary.  His novel Ovenman was published in 2007 by the book division of the literary journal Tin House. Parker received praise from within the literary community for his hypertext story A Long Wild Smile which has appeared in numerous online journals.

Parker grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and received a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida. He attended the prestigious creative writing program at Syracuse University where he studied with such writers as George Saunders and Arthur Flowers. He graduated with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing in 1999. He currently serves as a faculty member at the University of Toronto.  Parker also runs the Low Res Writing Program at the University of Tampa.
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Bookstore 1 - Sarasota
1359 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236

Thanks, Kerri 

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