Objectives: To study methods of writing and research,
To develop our talents as writers,
To promote interest in writing, and
To encourage our fellow writers at all times
Guest speaker: Tate Ellison
April 26, 2018
Tate is a local guy who grew up in Abilene and graduated from HSU. He is a husband, father, Allstate Insurance agent, children's book author, musician, song writer, poet, facilitator of monthly Abilene Bible and Brew meetings, and all around funny guy. Expect laughter and ridiculousness, then we'll get down to the serious business of refreshments and presenting the annual contest AWARDS!
Guest Speaker- Daina Jurika-Owen
Speaker Penny Klosterman
Upcoming Meetings in 2018
The Abilene Writers Guild began its 48th year on June 1, 2016. If you would like to recommend someone as a speaker, now is the time! Contact Program Chair Barbara Rollins, firstname.lastname@example.org, with your specific suggestions.
Remember, we work on a limited budget! Our speakers receive a small honorarium and a one-year membership. We also have a specific meeting date and time for which speakers must be available.
Barbara would also like to hear from you if you would be interested in presenting a program, or if you have a writing-related subject you would like to learn more about.
Daina Jurika-Owen is a former refugee resettlement professional and is an academically trained folklorist. A native of Riga, Latvia, Jurika-Owen lives in Abilene. She is the author of a new book, Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives.
Come enjoy hearing her discuss this book and the stories in it. Visit her website, www.amayabooks.com, or her blog athttps://spiritofabilene.com/tag/daina-jurika-owen/
May 24, 2018
Every 4th Thursday at 7:00 P.M.
Except-- 3rd Thursday in November
No meeting in December
Rose Park Senior Center
2625 South 7th
Abilene, Texas 79605
March 22 - Annual Awards Event
AWG's own Penny Klosterman, local children's book author,
("There was an old Dragon Who Swallowed a Knight")
will present our April program. Winners of the Writing Contest
for Children will also be announced. Join us for a fun program,
refreshments and awards!