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James River Writers is a non-profit organization that builds community by connecting and inspiring writers and readers in central Virginia. Whether you’re a writer or an avid reader, we invite you to learn about JRW, participate in our programs and become a member today.

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James River Writers: Watershed events in writing, reading and community

  • Yesterday · 7:00 PM

    Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata

    11 Writers

    Join us for another awesome evening of open mic poetry at the cafe formerly known as taZa! Always a great place to meet old friends & hear new voices, Zata's selection... Learn more
  • Yesterday · 7:00 AM

    VA Festival of the Book

    1 Member

    The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    The Writers Farmhouse

    1 Member

    Every Thursday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.
  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    The Foundry Series- Whitman and Melville: The War That Did Get Into The Books

    2 Writers

    Discover and explore America’s greatest Civil War poems, with former Virginia Poet Laureate Ron Smith. Hear the words of Whitman, Melville and their peers, accompanied... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 5:00 PM

    author in the shop

    1 Member

    From bbgb books for kids: "we're big fans of adam lehrhaupt's cheeky picturebooks because they make for the most fantastic read-alouds, so grab your kid crew and join us... Learn more
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