Upcoming and Past Events

"Once Upon a Time" Writing Event

Thursday Mar 18, 2021
7:00 PM
Once Upon a Time, Once Upon a Time in the 21st Century, textbook, creative writing, instruction, Robin Behn

Next Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m., the Creative Writing Program will be hosting a collaborative writing event in honor of the recent publication of Once Upon a Time in the 21st Century: Unexpected Exercises in Creative Writing.

Editor of the book, Robin Behn, will be joined by contributors Brian Oliu and Tasha Coryell, who will walk audience members through various writing exercises from the book.

Please join us via Zoom for an inspiring evening that will get you writing, get you thinking, and maybe even have you laughing or crying as you create new characters and play with language. All you need is a pen and your imagination!

This event is free and open to the public. The zoom link will be sent via listserv next week.

Virtual Writing Workshop

Friday Mar 12, 2021
5:00 PM

Once Upon a Time, Once Upon a Time in the 21st Century, textbook, creative writing, instruction, Robin Behn

Ernest and Hadley Booksellers

To celebrate the publication of Once Upon a Time in the 21st Century: Unexpected Exercises in Creative Writing, Robin Behn, the book’s editor and University of Alabama professor of creative writing, will talk briefly about how the book emerged from an outreach program at UA, and then lead participants in several fun creative writing exercises from the book. We will Zoom our way through everything from a nice hat to an inspiring alphabet to talking animals. No preparation necessary! Appropriate for all ages. Ticket prices include the cost of the book.

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Pure Products Reading Series

Thursday Mar 4, 2021
7:00 PM

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I will be showing the short film version of Requiem: El Paso and Beyond, my collaboration with documentary photographer John Willis and composer Matan Rubinstein memorializing those who lost their lives in the mass shooting at the Walmart in El Paso.

Ragdale Foundation “By and For Artists” series

Thursday Nov 19, 2020
6:30 PM

featuring Robin Behn
Discuss and share work.
Robin Behn and Ragdale will share writing prompts in advance of the event from Robin’s new edited volume,
Once Upon a Time in the 21st Century: Unexpected Exercises in Creative Writing.

Please note that the time is CDT.

 

Visiting Writer at St. Lawrence University

Wednesday Oct 28, 2020 -
Friday Oct 30, 2020
All Day

Reading (link coming)
A schedule of the virtual events can be found (link coming)

Requiem for the Innocent: El Paso and Beyond

Monday Oct 26, 2020
10:00 AM

Virtual presentation by Robin Behn, John Willis, and Matan Rubinstein on the collaborative process behind the exhibition and book.

More information at a2ru Annual Conference

To register for this zoom event at the conference, go to https://landandequity2020.sched.com/speaker/robin_behn.21f9fgn9

Please note that the time is CDT.

“Requiem for the Innocent: El Paso and Beyond” Exhibition

Wednesday Sep 09, 2020 -
Thursday Sep 10, 2020
All Day

Photography by John Willis, text by Robin Behn, music by Matan Rubinstein

Art opening and launch of the book and limited edition set of prints.

Exhibition continues all day (by appointment, due to social distancing) with Arlette Kayafas, John, Robin, and Matan hosting

Please call or email the gallery to receive your appointment time:
617-482-0411
arlette@gallerykayafas.com

The showing at Gallery Kayafas continues September 4 – October 17

Poetry Reading (Virtual)

Friday Sep 04, 2020
All Day

Woodland Pattern Books
Milwaukee WI