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Writing Workshop with Mary Guterson and Community Building Art Works

December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

No creative writing experience required! Join Community Building Art Works for our monthly community building creative writing workshop in partnership with the Torpedo Factory Art Center. December’s workshop will be led by author Mary Guterson. Doors at 6:30, workshop begins promptly at 7 pm.


About the series: Led by accomplished authors, these generative workshops focus on the craft of writing as a tool for introspection, communication, and connection. Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind! Tickets are free, but we appreciate a donation of $10-$30 to support our programs. Your donation will fund similar workshops at military hospitals.

About the facilitator: Mary Guterson is the author of the novels We Are All Fine Here (Putnam) and Gone to the Dogs (St. Martin’s). Her writing has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, among them The Nervous BreakdownThe BelieverZyzzyva, TiferetHotel Angeline 36 Voices, and Pen USA’s Only Light Can Do That. A former public radio commentator, Guterson has lectured at MFA programs and writing conferences, and has taught fiction writing courses both privately and for Writing Workshops Los Angeles. She currently teaches college writing at Indiana University East.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
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Modified Hours for COVID-19

Wednesday - Sunday10 am - 6 pm

Entrance and exit are via sliding doors on the Waterfront and Union Street only. No capacity limit, but masks are required for admittance and social distancing should be observed for the duration of the visit. Check Today’s Hours for expanded information.

Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit.

Torpedo Factory Art Center is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center is part of the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.