Mar28 to 30Young Writers & Leaders Narrative ReadingTuesday, 4:00PM to Thursday, 6:00PM@ Portland Museum of Art, Bernard Osher Auditorium
Join us for live stories from The Telling Room's Young Writers & Leaders, an afterschool writing program that recently won a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the White House for exemplary arts-education programming. For eight weeks these international high-school students from Portland and South Portland have been working one-on-one with Telling Room writing mentors to create compelling personal narratives. You'll hear stories of a ten-year-old girl living in Jordan who becomes determined to master Tae Kwon Do; a fight that breaks out at a refugee camp when a young boy tells his friends he's leaving Kenya for the U.S; and the story of a Syrian boy fostering three snails after accidentally stepping on their mother.
Tuesday, March 28th and Thursday, March 30th, 4:00-6:00pm reading followed by Q&A with the authors.
These events are free for the public and open to all ages. They will take place at the Portland Museum of Art.
Apr06Glitterati: A Sparkling Literary BallThursday,6:00PM to 9:00PM@ Westin Portland Harborview Hotel, Portland, ME
It's time again to glitz it up and help support young writers in Maine! This year, The Westin Portland Harborview Hotel will host The Telling Room's Glitterati event–a night of revelry, a live and silent auction, and sumptuous food and drink to help support our free writing programs for Maine youth.
More about the location, auction items, our red buoy award winner, and more to come.