WestportREADS 2018carrotREGENERATION by Pat Barker

January 13-February 13

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WestportREADS is funded by the estate of Jerry A. Tishman.

WestportREADS 2018: Poetic InspirationscarrotCall for Poets

Submissions Due 1/21

Join an evening of poetry and art set within Ward Shelley’s What Keeps Mankind Alive exhibit at WAC. Adult & high school poets are invited to submit their work for consideration via email by Sunday, 1/21. Partners: Westport Arts Advisory & Westport Arts Center

Write Your Graphic Novel

Saturday, January 20 from 1-5 pm

Eisner Award-winning illustrator Cliff Chiang (Paper Girls, Wonder Woman) talks with filmmaker & podcaster Anthony Desiato (My Comic Shop DocumentARy) about his career, comic book storytelling & advice to aspiring creators looking to break into the industry. Cliff will also provide portfolio reviews for artists (register). NOTE LOCATION is in Harrison, NY

The State of Women’s Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, January 23 at 9 am

Join Fran Pastore, founder and CEO of the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC), for a conversation on the history and current state of women’s entrepreneurship.

“Johnnie Get Your Gun”: American Artists Respond to World War I

Wednesday, January 24 at 7 pm

Robin Jaffee Frank explores imagery artists developed to express ideas about the imperiled world during WWI. Location and partner: Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place

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WestportREADS 2018
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Call for Poets
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WestportWRITES Mini-Conference
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Women’s Entrepreneurship
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American Artists Respond to WWI

The Westport Library

Thursday, Jan 18 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday, Jan 19 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday, Jan 19 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM