Thursday, June 25, 2009

Meetings for 2009-2010

The meeting dates and speakers for the 2009-2010 year are as follows:

Sept. 2, 2009: Dan Smithauthor, editor, radio essayist—at Mama Maria's in SAlem.

Oct. 7, 2009: Carol Yopp—wildlife artist—at Montano's in Roanoke.

Portrait of Carol Yopp, painted by Anne Bernard and posted on Carol's website.

Nov. 4, 2009: Ben Williams—playwright—at Mama Maria's in Salem.

Dec. 2, 2009: No speaker (our Christmas auction) at Mama Maria's.

Feb. 3, 2010: Fred Firstauthor, radio essayist, & blogger.

Mar. 3, 2010: Winner of poetry contest
Apr. 7, 2010: TBA
May 5, 2010: TBA
June 2, 2010: TBA

Our meetings will be at either Mama Maria's in Salem or Montano's in Roanoke. When meeting places are confirmed, this post will be up-dated.

Friday, June 12, 2009

June 2009 Meeting

Amy Tate gave the Roanoke Valley Branch of the National League of American Pen Women an enthusiastic talk about her work on her book at the June 10 meeting at The Daily Grind.

Tate, who blogs as The Virginia Scribe, received the Branch's annual scholarship for the second year in a row.

The Roanoke Valley Pen Women will meet again on September 2.