Locally Sourced Open Mic

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LocationTwin Rivers Council for the Arts located at 523 South 2nd Street in Mankato

Twin Rivers Council for the Arts

523 South 2nd Street
Parking information: 
There is a small parking lot plus on street parking near the entrance. Ramp accessible.

Locally Sourced: Find Inspiration in Your Own Backyard

Writers from all genres and backgrounds are invited to attend Locally Sourced, a writing workshop focused on defeating writer’s block and finding inspiration in the downtown Mankato area. 

Each meeting will include a craft talk, a discussion of published work that relates to the day’s topic, and a writing exercise. After each meeting, you can email your story or poem to the instructor, an MFA candidate at Minnesota State, Mankato and fiction writer, who will respond with written feedback. The final meeting will consist of a public reading—a celebration of our summer writing and opportunity to share our poems with peers, friends, and family.

This workshop is free and open to the public. 

July 14: Open Mic – 7:00PM - LAST SESSION
Everyone will get the chance to share something you created over the past four weeks— or anything at all— at the open mic night!

Instructor: Linnea Guerin comes from Madison, Wisconsin, where she enjoyed exploring the city and spending hours upon hours at the city’s art museums. She has a forthcoming story in Midwestern Gothic, and she is currently an MFA candidate in Fiction at Minnesota State University, Mankato, where she teaches English Composition."

Presented in partnership with Good Thunder Reading Series.

This is a FREE event!



Appropriate for:

College/Young Adults

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