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Writing Lab for All Levels

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Fridays, August 7,14,21,28
12 noon - 2 pm

Online with Zoom. BACK by POPULAR DEMAND! In this 2-hour session, students will spend time developing their own projects in several ways: generating material through timed prompts, brainstorming ideas with fellow students, and receiving supportive feedback. Each session is structured based on student needs and often includes a quick craft lesson and discussion of relevant literature, […]

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Office Hours for Thread Members – Nancy McMillan

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Monday, August 31st
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Email Nancy at to schedule a slot.

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First Thursday – Open Mic

Hosts - Nancy McMillan & Cindy Eastman
Thursday, September 3rd
7 pm - 9 pm

Online with Zoom In the tradition of The Moth, Arts Escape invites writers to share their work in our first monthly open mic. Bring your work-in-progress-either fiction or non-fiction-or something new you’re trying out. It promises to be an evening of fun, support and community! Reservations are required and participants are limited to 20. Please […]

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Conversations@the Loft on Zoom

Guest Speaker, Margaret Gibson
Thursday, September 17th
1 pm - 2:30 pm

Connecticut Poet Laureate, Author, Professor Emerita, Margaret Gibson “Margaret Gibson has created a voice and an art that connect the sensuous experience of the physical world with the inner life,” Pattiann Rogers has written.  Nationally and internationally acclaimed, Margaret Gibson poetry is characterized by an uncommon diversity.  The voice may be predominantly lyrical and meditative, […]

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