Women Writing for (a) Change Cincinnati - October 2017 Newsletter 

An Invitation to Write
"In autumn, don't go to jewelers to see gold; go to the parks!" ~Mehmet Murat ildan
Grab your journal and head to the park -- what do you feel, smell, hear? Go!


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Consider Your Legacy

Support writing circles at Women Writing for (a) Change long into the future! With a gift in your estate plan, your legacy will live on to encourage creative self-expression through writing, for years to come.

October 28
10am - 4pm

Duke Energy Convention Center - Admission is Free!

"Not Yet" Warmly Received

A tremendously appreciative audience viewed the staged reading of Diane Germaine's "Not Yet" on  September 16th  at WWf(a)C. Comments following the performance included "extremely moving," "very relatable" and "recognizable." Diane Germaine and Suz Fleming-Smith drew the audience in with their realistic portrayals of the frustrations of Sima, the mother and Tracy, the daughter, during the last years of Sima's life.

Many thanks to Diane Germaine for designating the ticket proceeds for the benefit of WWf(a)C. 
2018 is the 20th Anniversary of

Be a part of our annual WWf(a)C V-Day event!

WWf(a)C is soliciting original monologues, essays, comedy pieces, poems and rants for our 6th annual V-Day event to be held the weekend of February 9th. Topics of interest include sexuality, gender-based violence, LGBTQ issues, feminism and much more. Email your questions, ideas or completed pieces to:
llambert@womenwriting.org. Snail mail anonymous submissions to Laurie Lambert c/o WWf(a)C, 6906 Plainfield Rd, Cincinnati OH 45236. We provide readers if desired. Deadline December 1st.
Coming October 21st

Get your tickets and join us at Greenwich House Gallery in O'Bryonville, from 7-9:30pm on 10/21.

Taste the wine, enjoy food bites and listen to the keyboard music of Mike Darrah, as you peruse silent auction items and Cincinnati Art Club's 49th annual juried competition: The ViewPoint Show!

The tasting wines include: Siduri Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, Kokomo Cabernet Sauvignon, G érard Bertrand Perles de Sauvignon Blanc and Villa Varda Pino Grigio.

A short interlude in the event showcases several WWf(a)C writers presenting brief readings. Hope to see you there!

Tickets $30 -  Purchase here
Spotlight on Phebe Beiser

In January 2006 I retired as a librarian just in time to immerse myself in the leadership training at WWf(a)C. I thought I was on vacation although the experience did include work, along with sisterhood. Eager to facilitate a class of my own, I filled in for summer classes (when the regular teachers took a break) and was fortunate to be on a team with WWf(a)C Founder Mary Pierce Brosmer for the coed class "Living and Leading Like a Poet." When Diane Debevec became Executive Director, she approached new leadership graduates, asking where we saw ourselves in the organization. I told her "I want a class!"  Read more
Young Feminist Leadership Academy

WWf(a)C will once again be offering the Young Feminist Leadership Academy in 2018! Grounded in Women Writing for (a) Change practices, YFLA is a four-month course composed of in-person retreats and virtual classes, that aims to help participants develop their capacity as feminist leaders--the leaders we need now more than ever.

To learn more about this opportunity, please join us in a free information session, for young leaders and their parents:

Saturday, October 28th  4-6 PM

For additional information about YFLA, Click here.
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FREE Core Class Samplers
Wednesday PM - Oct 11
Monday PM - Oct 16
Tuesday AM - Oct 17

Core Class Fall Term II - 8-Week
Monday PM - starts Oct 23
Tuesday AM - starts Oct 24
Wednesday Co-Ed PM - starts Oct 18
Wednesday PM - starts Oct 18
Thursday AM - starts Oct 19

YFLA 2017-18 - Young Feminist
Leadership Academy
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