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Fall 2017 Playwriting/Screenwriting Workshop

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Have you got an idea for a play or screenplay, but need help getting it down on paper and in the proper format? The West Hollywood Library is pleased to announce a Playwriting/Screenwriting Workshop, geared to budding or seasoned writers. This workshop will be offered on the following dates:

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017;
  • Saturday, December 23, 2017

All meetings will be held from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM in the Community Meeting Room.

These workshops will be geared to all levels of writers (novices to professional) and will:

  • provide you with writing assignments to complete;
  • give you opportunities for feedback on work;
  • get you started on your play or screenplay!

These workshops are free, but space is limited, so to reserve your place in the workshop, please complete the following form:

You may also call the library to RSVP. For questions and inquiries, please contact David Davis (see contact information below).

About the workshop facilitator, Felice Picano:

West Hollywood resident Felice Picano has written, to critical acclaim, in a number of genres: novels such as Like People in History and The Lure; memoirs including Men Who Loved Me and the recent Lambda Lit Book Club selection Nights at Rizzoli; and the nonfiction title The New Joy of Gay Sex. One of the founders of the gay literary group, The Violet Quill, Picano is also the recipient of numerous awards:

  • PEN/Ernest Hemingway Award Finalist Best Novel 1976 (Smart As the Devil)
  • Library Association of America Award 1982 (A True Likeness)
  • Ferro Grumley Best Gay Novel Award 1996 (Like People in History)
  • Lambda Literary Foundation Lifetime Achievement/Pioneer Award 2009
  • Advocate/Out Magazine: #19 of 100 Influential People of 2009
  • TennesseeWilliams Festival: Violet Quill Life Achievement Award 2004
  • Lambda Literary Foundation: Pioneer Award 2010
  • City of West Hollywood's Rainbow Award and Citation 2013

The Playwriting/Screenwriting Workshop is co-sponsored by:

 Friends of the West Hollywood Library logo

Sat, December 16, 2017


David Davis

Phone: 3106525340


West Hollywood Library

625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Phone: (310) 652-5340
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