Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Winter Break
Winter Break
Dec 25 2020 – Jan 4 2021 all-day
The Salem Athenaeum is closed for winter break 12/25-1/4/21.
2
3
4
5
Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 5 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Jan 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, Professor of English, Salem State University.
6
7
8
9
10
11
Writing Group: The Monday Group 7:00 pm
Writing Group: The Monday Group
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Group offers support and feedback for adult writers under 40 at the beginnings of their careers. Those interested should contact leader Blake Campbell (blakecampbell1919@gmail.com) to assess whether this group is right for you.
12
Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 12 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
13
14
Megan Marshall and Lloyd Schwartz: Recovering the poems of Scott Harney, 1955-2019 7:00 pm
Megan Marshall and Lloyd Schwartz: Recovering the poems of Scott Harney, 1955-2019
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Megan Marshall and Lloyd Schwartz: Recovering the poems of Scott Harney, 1955-2019 @ Salem Athenaeum—Online
Biographer Megan Marshall and poet Lloyd Schwartz will discuss the poetry and prose of Scott Harney, published in 2020, a year after his death, in a volume titled The Blood of San Gennaro: Selected Poems … Continued
15
16
17
18
Skip Finley: Whaling Captains of Color 7:00 pm
Skip Finley: Whaling Captains of Color
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Skip Finley: Whaling Captains of Color @ Salem Athenaeum—Online
Whaling was the first American industry to exhibit any diversity, and the proportion of men of color people who participated was amazingly high. A man got to be captain not because he was white or … Continued
19
Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 19 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, Professor of English, Salem State University.
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 26 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
La Tertulia 5:00 pm
La Tertulia
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM (new time as of May 2020)
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon will meet upstairs in the Salem Athenaeum. “The Pipe” is a space to read poetry, yours or others, and discuss everything from the price of tea in China to quantum … Continued
27
Reappraisal Reading Circle: Hamlin Garland 7:00 pm
Reappraisal Reading Circle: Hamlin Garland
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The discussion at the September meeting will be about the works of Hamlin Garland (1860-1940). A Pulitzer-Prize winning American poet, novelist, essayist, and biographer with interest in psychic phenomena, Garland is known for his stories … Continued
28
Memoir Writers Group 3:30 pm
Memoir Writers Group
Jan 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Meets monthly on fourth Thursdays. This group is for people who are writing, or wish to write, memoirs. It will not be a class, but rather an opportunity for participants to share and discuss each … Continued
29
30
31