National Write-a-Novel Month 2015 Writing Workshops & Write-Ins at the Munich Readery – November 7, 14, 21, 28

RoyalTypeWriterDuring November, The Munich Readery will host workshops and write-ins for writers developing or working to complete a book-length manuscript. We’ll kick off the month by hosting a workshop with Rita Banerjee on “Life and Lived Stories” and the craft of nonfiction and fiction writing on Saturday, November 7. Writers will bring in their project proposals and ideas for a book-length project to be reviewed in class. We’ll review a text that blurs the line between fact and fiction and can serve as a launching pad for building longer narratives. Beginning writers also welcome.  On the next three Saturdays, November 14, 21, and 28, The Munich Readery will host special “write-in” sessions, during which writers will work on their book-length projects.  Rita Banerjee will meet individually with writers during these sessions to discuss their projects and progress.  Rita will help writers set goals for each write-in, and the sessions will conclude with self-assessments and a question and answer period.  Workshop Fee: €30/workshop.  Email Lisa at the Munich Readery to enroll at

Location: The Munich Readery, Augustenstraße 104, 80798 München
Saturday November 7 – Life & Lived Stories Workshop (9 am – 12 noon sharp) [SOLD OUT]
Saturday November 14, 21, 28 – Write-ins (9 am – 12 noon sharp)

Rita Banerjee received her doctorate in Comparative Literature from Harvard University and teaches at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.  Her writing has been featured in VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, Riot Grrrl Magazine, Poets for Living Waters, The Fiction Project, Objet d’Art, and on KBOO Radio’s APA Compass in Portland, Oregon. Her first collection of poems, Cracklers at Night, received First Honorable Mention for Best Poetry Book at the 2011-2012 Los Angeles Book Festival.  Creative Director of the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop, she is currently working on a novel and a book of lyrical essays.

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