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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The Athenaeum will be open exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 2 @ 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.
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Spring Exhibition Opening: What Hawthorne Read 6:00 pm
Spring Exhibition Opening: What Hawthorne Read
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
What Hawthorne Read From the Collections of the Salem Athenaeum Nathaniel Hawthorne delved into the depths of human nature in his fiction and prose.  A keen observer of people and places, including his hometown of … Continued
207th Annual Meeting 7:00 pm
207th Annual Meeting
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
207th Annual Meeting of the Proprietors of the Salem Athenaeum and election of officers and new trustees.  All members in good standing are welcome to attend.
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Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
Mass Poetry Fest: A Celebration of the Salem Poetry Seminar 8:00 pm
Mass Poetry Fest: A Celebration of the Salem Poetry Seminar
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Each June, the Salem Poetry Seminar brings together selected Massachusetts college students with others who share their obsession with words for five days of intense workshopping, drafting, and evening readings at the historic Salem Athenaeum. Students … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The Athenaeum will be open exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
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Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
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Book Group 11:00 am
Book Group
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Discussion group meets on the second Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. View the reading list.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The Athenaeum will be open exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 16 @ 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.
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Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The Athenaeum will be open exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon will meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm upstairs in the Salem Athenaeum. “The Pipe” is a space to read poetry, yours or others, and discuss everything … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
The Athenaeum will be open exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
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