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Attention Members: Please Pay 2023 Dues Now

Dues for membership in Gold Country Writers should be paid now. The final deadline to pay is January 31. You can mail a check to Gold Country Writers, P.O. Box 5991, Auburn, CA 95604, or you can send a Zelle payment to Gold  Country Writers, (650) 595-8667.   Thank you!

 


Gold Country Writers will be meeting at the Barnstormer Room at the Auburn Airport for the time being. The change is because of water remediation in the Rose Room at City Hall. Map, address, and directions are on this page. 


David C. Anderson is hosting Lincoln Poets Open Mic on February 12 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Salt Mine Restaurant (590 Lincoln Blvd. Lincoln) dcajla80@gmail.com

Joan Griffin is leading book discussions on February 7, 21, and March 7, 10 am-12 noon at Sierra College Roseville Campus (316 Vernon St, Roseville). Online discussions via Zoom will be held 2-4 p.m. on the same days. The book being discussed is How Did I Not Know That? Social Justice Series – Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019.” Edited by Ibram X. https://www.campusce.net/sierraolli/category/category.aspx

Joan Griffin & Joe Medeiros will lead a book discussion March 16, 30, and April 13, 10 am-12 noon, at the same Roseville Campus location and on Zoom from 2-4 p.m. The book is “How Did I Not Know That? Environmental Science Series – Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and The Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall. Kimmerer. https://www.campusce.net/sierraolli/category/category.aspx

Rebecca Inch-Partridge will teach a class entitled “Write That Book! The First Half.” The class will be held from 9:30 -12:30 on Tuesdays, February 7 through March 7, 2023. This class is available through OLLI at Sierra College, Nevada County Campus (250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley).  rebeccapartridge@att.net

Rebecca Inch-Partridge will teach a class entitled ““Finish That Book Unlocked.” The class will be held from 9:30 -12:30 on Thursdays, March 2 through April 277, 2023. This class is available through OLLI at Sierra College, Nevada County Campus (250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley).  rebeccapartridge@att.net

Cathy Machold, is teaching The Writers Journey, advice from Stephen King, Ernest Hemingway, Julie Osuku. and  others.  Four sessions will be held from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 7, 9, 14 and 16 at the Sierra College Roseville Campus (316 Vernon St. #350 Roseville). Sierra College Community Ed  Cathy.machold@gmail.com

 

MEMBER NEWS – ACTV VIDEOS
“STAGING THE THIRD ACT”
GCW MEMBERS ARE INTERVIEWED BY MEMBER JEANINNE KATO

Del Whitely Dozier

Frank Nissen

Kathryn Shields

 

 

 


Regular Monthly Meetings on Wednesdays

1st Wednesday of every month
Business Meeting

2nd Wednesday of every month
Drop-in Critique

3rd Wednesday of every month
Guest Speakers & Workshops

4th Wednesday of every month
Drop-in Critique

5th Wednesday of  every month
Social Event (For August 31, see Writer’s Retreat at top of home page)

In-person meetings are normally held at
The Rose Room, Auburn City Hall
1225 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA

Meetings are generally held in the Rose Room, but due to recent flooding and repair work being done, we are meeting during September at the Barnstormer Room at Auburn Municipal Airport.  Map, Address and Directions are above.

 

Click this map for Google Maps Directions to the Rose Room

If you are not vaccinated against COVID-19, please bring your masks and observe social distancing for your safety and the safety of others.

Thank You!

 

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