On Thursday morning, March 12th, 2015 Edward Kelsey Moore will be in Winnetka, Illinois (north of Chicago) to present an in-depth workshop and discussion on Writing the Characters Around Us. This discussion will focus on translating personal experiences to the page. Using exercises and examples, the workshop will examine ways for writers to use real-life events to engage readers in both fiction and non-fiction.
Writing the Characters Around Us
Thursday, March 12th, 2015 ~ 9:30am - 12noon
Off Campus Writers' Workshop
Winnetka Community House ~ Winnetka, IL
Annual Membership Fee: $30 (optional)
Weekly Session Fees:
Nonmembers welcome, $15
No pre-registration necessary.
For address info, a map, and more ~ click here!
(Please note that copies of Mr. Moore's novel, The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat, will not be for sale on-site. Buy and bring your own copy if you'd like the author to autograph it.)
The Off Campus Writers' Workshop (OCWW) was established in 1946 and is the oldest continuously running writing workshop in the country. Each Thursday morning between September and May, their speakers address writers of all genres on topics ranging from craft to publishing options to the business of writing. Many of the speakers offer professional manuscript critiques for a nominal fee. Achieve your individual writing goals while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow writers. You do not need to be a Member of OCWW to attend these programs.
For more information about the Off Campus Writers ~ click here!
Alachua County Library District Welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author
Alachua County Library District’s 2015 Author Series continues with New York Times bestselling author Edward Kelsey Moore on Sunday, February 22, 2 p.m. at Millhopper Branch, 3145 NW 43 Street, Gainesville, Florida. Moore will talk about his debut novel, The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat.
This charming, hilarious tribute to friendship hit the New York Times Best Seller list at #15 and has been optioned for a movie. Edward Kelsey Moore is a professional musician, performing with the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Joffrey Ballet Orchestra. Mr. Moore will speak, answer questions, and be available for book signings. Copies of his novel will be available for sale at the event, thanks to a partnership with BooksaMillion. This is a free event, open to adults (19+), and made possible by the generosity of the Friends of the Library.
For more information -- Click here!
February brings us a lively blast of winter book discussions to warm your inner book-loving souls. All across the U.S. (and especially in the midwest this month), readers are gathering to discuss Edward Kelsey Moore's award winning, bestselling novel, The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat. This is not a complete list of the many discussion groups and book clubs who are gathering to share their thoughts about the novel this month -- not everyone posts their details on the internet!
Here is a sampling of book discussions coming up in the next two weeks. Click on each link below for more information.
(Please note that Edward Kelsey Moore will not be present at these discussions.)
Tuesday, February 3rd Book Discussion Group (north Texas)
Wichita Falls Public Library ~ Wichita Falls, TX
Read the featured book and come ready to share in some intellegent and lively discussions!
(Their featured Book List is alphabetic by title.)
Friday, February 6th KHCPL Russiaville Discussions (central Indiana)
Russiaville branch / Kokomo-Howard County Library ~ Russiaville, IN
Attend a monthly librarian-led discussion! Contact your favorite KHCPL location to register.
Monday, February 9th Book Discussion (near Chicago)
Lincolnwood Public Library ~ Lincolnwood, Illinois
This month the adult book discussion features The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat.
Monday, February 9th Adult Book Club (coastal North Carolina)
Pasquotank County Library ~ Elizabeth City, NC
The reading group meets the 2nd Monday of the month in the library's Community Meeting Room.
Tuesday, February 10th The Morning Book Club (south-west Michigan)
Lincoln Township Public Library ~ Stevensville, MI
The Morning Book Club reads “gentle reads,” books with an upbeat tone, happy ending, and no explicit content. Registration is required -- use the link above -- register at the bottom of their calendar page.
Tuesday, February 10th SMCL Book Club (Phoenix)
South Mountain Community Library ~ Phoenix, Arizona
Meets every second Tuesday to discuss a member-chosen book. Everyone is welcome to read the book and join the conversation!
Tuesday, February 10th Read and Discuss Book Club (east-central Michigan)
White Lake Township Library ~ White Lake, MI
Adults of all ages are welcome to join the discussion, led by OCC Professor Emeritus
Sandra Sutherland. Registration is requested, use the link above.
Tuesday, February 17th Contemporary Fiction Book Group (central Illinois)
Tri-City Public Library ~ Buffalo, IL
Refreshments will be served!
Continuing his series of essays commissioned for Minnesota Public Radio's Classical MPR website, E.K.M. describes in The C Major Suite and Me why the third cello suite is his favorite of the six Bach suites. He also shares two stories of performing the piece which tell a lot about his experience as a cellist and, in particular, his experience as a black cellist.
To read The C Major Suite and Me: An Essay click here. A new page will open.
If you want to share the essay there are social media links on the page.
You can also highlight and copy the URL text below and paste it into an email to send to your friends.
To find Edward Kelsey Moore's previous essays click here and scroll down the Classical MPR Essays page.